24 May 2011

Former Greek Defense Minister Being Investigated for Bribery

Lawmakers from the ruling PASOK (Panhellenic Socialist Movement) proposed on Friday (the 15th) to establish a parliamentary inquiry committee to investigate allegations of bribery from the former Defense Minister, Akis Tsohatzopoulos (pictured here).

Mr. Tsohatzopoulos is suspected of accepting kickbacks over the controversial purchase of four German submarines a decade ago for the Greek Navy. The Greek Parliament is scheduled to discuss the proposal to create the inquiry committe on April 29th.

For the original article from SETimes.com, please click here.