Novartis affair moves back to political centre stage as accusations fly

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Corruption, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The Novartis affair is well and truly back on the political centre stage in Greece, with accusations being traded regarding interference in the judicial system and the rule of law being compromised.

A Facebook post by outspoken Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis, in which he accused five judges and prosecutors of delaying investigations into a range of cases triggered an angry reaction from opposition parties and judicial officials.

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