Surveillance claims continue to bug New Democracy

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Institutions, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA

Despite repeated attempts to bury the phonetapping scandal as an issue in Greece’s political debate, the government began this week facing questions about new claims regarding the role of its officials in the use of surveillance tactics not just against political rivals, but also members of the cabinet and ruling party.

Ta Nea daily and weekly To Vima published reports over the weekend that alleged the Prime Minister’s former general secretary Grigoris Dimitriadis was the link between lawyers, former intelligence agents and businessmen to set up a spying ring that made...

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