Opposition parties accuse ND of manipulating inquiry into Tempe crash

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Institutions, New Democracy, Parliament, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]

MPs have voted for a parliamentary inquiry into the rail crash at Tempe which resulted in 57 deaths in February, but opposition parties warn that New Democracy intends to manipulate the process to shield politicians from criminal charges.

Lawmakers on Wednesday approved with a large majority a motion proposed by Communist Party KKE for a parliamentary inquiry to look into the causes of the accident. A total of 266 MPs voted in favour of the motion, with only 32 votes from socialists PASO...

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