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Greece reportedly launches investigation into leaked classified documents on wiretapping

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Greece’s Supreme Court Prosecutor Isidoros Dogiakos has personally launched a preliminary criminal investigation into the leak of top secret state documents from the country’s National Intelligence Service (EYP) in connection with wiretapping of politicians and journalists. will be done, Greek media reported on Saturday. .

Citing statements from the Supreme Court Prosecutor’s Office, Dogiakos was accused of leaking information contained in top-secret state documents, according to AMNA news agency, regarding the “process of declassification of correspondence on matters related to the national security of the country.” I plan to investigate.

The investigation began amid media reports that the wiretapped data was received by a person who was not a member of the EYP, according to AMNA.

Greece erupted in a political scandal over the cell phone tapping of Pan-Hellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) leader Nikos Androulakis by Predator spyware and the surveillance of Greek journalist Thanasis Koukakis . The prime minister’s general secretary, Grigoris Dimitriadis, and the head of the National Intelligence Service, Panagiotis Contreon, were dismissed amid the scandal.

On Friday, Alexis Tsipras, leader of the Coalition for the Radical Left (SYRIZA), said the resignations of Dimitriadis and Contreon confirmed the responsibility of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.



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