Government tries to limit damage from corruption claims but more tests lie ahead

PoliticsGreek Politics

Under pressure from the growing suspicion that it did not abide by its promise to hold a transparent and fair auction for TV licences, the Greek government has started to hit back against accusations that it favoured at least one of the businessmen involved in the process.

State Minister Nikos Pappas, the man who oversaw the broadcasting tender and who is the focus of most opposition attacks, took to the airwaves on Thursday in an attempt to stop speculation about the coalition having suspect ties to construction firm own...

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