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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 03-07-25
From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>
 Weather forecastSunshine is forecast in all parts of the country, with cloud building up in the centre and north from late afternoon, and isolated storms likely in the north. Winds northerly, light to moderate. The temperature in Athens will range from 24 to 36C, at the islands from 23 to 35C and in Thessaloniki from 22 to 24C.
(25/7/2003 11:47:00 ðì)
 Xeros to testifyThe trial on the crimes allegedly committed by 19 suspected members of the 17N terrorist group will continue today with the testimony of Sawas Xeros, who has stayed away from the trial over the last few days. Sawas Xeros' request to be the last to testify was not accepted.
Meanwhile, yesterday 17N member Dimitris Koufodinas insisted on the political character of the 17N terrorist organisation's character, expressing his solidarity to his associates' actions.
(25/7/2003 11:48:00 ðì)
 Scandalides to meet TsovolasWithin the framework of changes to be introduced in the electoral law, DIKKI party leader Dimitris Tsovolas will meet with Minister of Interior Costas Scandalides.
Yesterday, Mr Scandalides met with the New Democracy MP Viron Polydoras, who reiterated his party's refusal to participate in a dialogue.
Meanwhile, in an interview with NET radio, Mr Scandalides stated that since the new electoral law would be put into practice not in the coming elections but to the following ones, there was no excuse for participating in the dialogue.
(25/7/2003 11:49:00 ðì)
 Stephanopoulos on Democracy'Each one of us must, on all occasions think about what we say and avoid whatever is bad for democracy', said the President of the Republic Costis Stefanopoulos, in his short speech at the reception in celebration of the 29th anniversary since the restoration of Democracy in Greece. The President of the Republic also expressed his optimism over the course of democratic institutions and the state.
Finally, New Democracy party honorary President Costantinos Mitsotakis said that although everybody spoke of Democracy, we did not do what we should, rejecting allegations that he was commenting on Mr Stephanopoulos' statements.
(25/7/2003 11:50:00 ðì)