SYRIZA eyes gains from case developing against ex-defence minister

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Corruption, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, PASOK, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Manolis Tsafos/Fosphotos
Photo by Manolis Tsafos/Fosphotos

The developing legal case against former PASOK minister Yiannos Papantoniou, who was remanded in custody on Tuesday, could have a significant impact on Greek politics ahead of the next elections.

The former defense minister Yiannos Papantoniou and his wife were taken to prison after denying before an investigating magistrate charges of laundering some 2.4 million euros in kickbacks from a contract to upgrade six navy frigates. The deal was signe...

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