Tsipras confirms Parliament will probe contentious Novartis bribery claims

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

Tsipras addressed SYRIZA’s parliamentary group mostly on the subject of the alleged scandal, which has led to accusations being levelled at former Prime Ministers Antonis Samaras and Panayiotis Pikrammenos, as well as eight ex-ministers that include current New Democracy vice president Adonis Georgiadis and Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras.

The accusations are based on the testimony of three witnesses that have been given protection under the law but whose claims have not yet been verified, as anti-corruption prosecutors were obliged to pass the case file over to Parliament once the names ...

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