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Former Greek Minister: If They Kill Me, Someone Will Be Held Responsible

Former Greek Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis warned against potential physical attacks on him questioned why certain SYRIZA officials are aligning against him in his effort to shine some light on relations between party officials and terrorists. Panousis, who was a minister during the...

Former Greek Minister Receives Threats from Members of Terrorist Organization

Members of the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire issued statements on Monday that criticize former Greek Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis for his recent allegations and threaten him with repercussions. Last week Panousis alleged that officials from the country's governing party, SYRIZA, were having conversations...

Two Probes Launched Over Former Minister's Claims of Greek Government – Terrorist Link

An official dual probe has been launched by the Greek Supreme Court Prosecutor Efterpi Koutzamani into former Greek Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis's allegations of connections between terrorists and SYRIZA party members. Panousis shook the Greek political landscape with his interview with Protothema in...

Greek Government Tries to Silence Former Minister Over Terrorist Link Allegations

The Greek Parliament’s Institutions and Transparency Committee on Wednesday summoned former citizen protection minister Yiannis Panousis to explain his allegations about a SYRIZA member who has close ties with jailed terrorists. Panousis has backed his allegations by presenting recordings of...

SYRIZA Ministers Counterattack Former Deputy who Alleges Ties with Terrorist Group

Justice Minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos and Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas filed a complaint against everyone responsible for circulating allegations by former deputy citizen protection minister Yiannis Panousis, that SYRIZA members had ties with a terrorist group. According to Panousis,...

Former Greek Citizen Protection Minister Speaks of SYRIZA-Terrorists Link

Former citizen protection minister Yiannis Panousis is at the office of Supreme Court Prosecutor Efterpi Goutzamani to report that three SYRIZA members are linked with terrorist and criminal organizations that have threatened his life. Panousis went to the prosecutor's office...

Citizen Protection Min: Only Elections Can Solve Greek Govt's Internal Disputes

Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis said that only elections can solve the dividing disputes within the Greek government. The deputy spoke to Parapoloitika radio and said that there is a paradox within the ruling SYRIZA party as about 40...

Greek Alternate Citizen Protection Minister: We have a Change of Government, not Regime

The destabilization of the currency disrupts the proper functioning of a country's regime, Greek Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis said in an interview with Sunday's Vima newspaper. According to Panousis, "the destabilization of the currency, the currency-exchange security detachment...

Greek Deputy Citizen Protection Minister: Varoufakis Undermines Democracy

Greek Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis said that the secret plans former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis had to return Greece to the drachma "undermine democracy" and that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will hardly contain the extremist dissidents within his...

Greek Alternate Citizen Protection Min Sees Elections in Autumn

  Greek Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis, commenting on disagreements within SYRIZA, spoke of a "three-party government" while adding that he "sees" elections in September or October. "We have three-party government. For it is one thing to disagree on a...