Greek governor accuses government minister of breaking law

Yannis Stournaras

The governor of Greece’s central bank today (February 19) accused a government minister of allegedly illegally recording a phone call and releasing a distorted version of it.

Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras issued a statement accusing Greece’s deputy health minister Pavlos Polakis of breaking Greek law by recording the conversation without his permission.

“The relevant judicial authorities must take action on their own initiative,” Stournaras said in the statement. He called the

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