After TV permits setback, scrutiny of State Minister Pappas intensifies

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Media, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Pressure is growing on State Minster Nikos Pappas to provide explanations about a trip he took to Venezuela in 2013 as one of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s closest aides comes under scrutiny in the wake of the failed TV permit tender that he oversaw.

It was reported recently that Pappas travelled to Caracas with Cypriot lawyer Artemis Artemiou, who was filmed exiting the prime minister’s office a few days ago. Artemiou, who has been linked to accounts included in the Panama Papers, said he visited g...

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