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Athens News Agency: News in English, 11-11-01

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

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  • [01] FinMin addresses PASOK parliamentary group
  • [02] Int'l operation results in child porn arrests

  • [01] FinMin addresses PASOK parliamentary group

    AMNA-Government Vice President and Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos, speaking at the ruling PASOK party's Parliamentary Group meeting on Monday, said that following the support of PASOK's Parliamentary Group for all that is necessary, the citizen must decide "if we shall belong to the 'group' of Europe, the eurozone and the euro, or if we shall return to the drachma and to Greece of the '50s and the '60s." amna

    He added that the citizen must also give corresponding replies to whether it is responsible for the country to owe 100 billion euros or to alleviate the public debt by this amount and also whether it is responsible and beneficial for the debt's trend to be towards 120 percent of GDP or towards 240 percent of GDP. amna

    Venizelos said that the reply to whether all this will be maintained or reversed must be given, adding that in the elections the people will decide who guarantees the country's course.

    [02] Int'l operation results in child porn arrests

    AMNA-Six people were arrested in several cities across Greece for their alleged involvement in a major child porn internet trafficking ring, police announced on Monday. The arrests were made within the framework of a two-month operation, code-named “Angels”, conducted by Greek Police's electronic crime squad.

    Two local men and four foreign nationals were arrested in Athens, Salamina, Hania, Patras, Lefkada, Didimoticho and the island of Mytilene on multiple counts of child porn trafficking via the internet. Other four people, members of the same trafficking ring face similar charges.

    Among the defendants are a German importer, a father of six, a US army officer, an Austrian shipowner, a Ukrainian private company employee and three Greek nationals, a mechanical engineer and two businessmen. amna

    The child porn material they were trafficking is characterised as "hardcore", showing small children, some of them a few months old, being abused and tortured.

    Most of the confiscated material was apparently taped in Latin America but there is also video with children with European features. amna

    Police have searched 10 houses and confiscated tens of thousands of child porn files totaling 11,000 GB.


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