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Greece to probe debt racked up by former ruling parties

Thanasis Gavos   Wed, 30 Mar 2016; 11:54

Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has announced an official parliamentary probe into how the opposition conservative and socialist parties racked up hundreds of millions of euros in unserviced debt while in government, at the same time as they steered the country into a disastrous financial crisis.

Speaking on Tuesday night in a parliamentary debate on alleged government interference in the judiciary, the leftwing premier said a special committee would investigate debts owed by political parties as well as Greek media groups and report back to the house by the end of May.

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