Dep gov, Thomopoulos, interested in becoming chief

GREECE - Bank of Greece's depupy-governor, Panagiotis Thomopoulos, on Friday expressed his interest in replacing Mr Lucas Papademos at the central bank's head.

Speaking to reporters, after a half-an-hour meeting with Prime Minister Costas Simitis after the banker's request, Mr Thomopoulos said: "I think, I have given signs of very good operational performance with the Bank of Greece all these years."

Mr Thomopoulos, however, noted that he did not discuss the issue with the prime minister and sa

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