Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to propose to the parliamentary group of SYRIZA, which is convening on Monday, the establishment of a preliminary investigation committee on Novartis case. Mr. Tsipras will stress the need for everybody to contribute to the clarification of the case, saying that his proposal on the establishment of a preliminary investigation committee serves this purpose.

Parliament speaker Nikos Voutsis has explained that by no means will the offense of money laundering be subject to limitation, while regarding the offense of gift acceptance, he said that there are various legal opinions against limitation. Mr. Voutsis also stressed that the protected witnesses will be called to testify, while all conditions for their protection will be met.

 

Translation: Eleni Gogou