Ex-PM Papandreou called to Athens to testify

Ex-PM Papandreou called to Athens to testify

 

Unsatisfied with a written statement sent by George Papandreou earlier this week, the parliamentary committee investigating the so-called Lagarde list of Greek depositors Wednesday voted in favor of inviting the former Greek prime minister, currently in the USA, to testify in person.

The decision, following an 8-1 vote Wednesday, came as a surprise to leftist SYRIZA deputies who had submitted the request as their conservative colleagues, who are a majority in the 13-strong panel, had earlier signaled that they would reject it. PASOK’s Panayiotis Rigas was the only member of the committee to vote against inviting Papandreou.