|Monday, 18 December 2017|
The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 09-01-17
From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>
 Under the Microscope of Antiterrorism BodySociety
In a multi-page proclamation sent to "To Pontiki" newspaper, the "Revolutionary Struggle" organization claims responsibility for attacks against Riot Police squad in Exarheia, where young policeman Diamantis Mantzounis was injured, Riot Police bus on December, 23, in Goudi as well as an unsuccessful bomb attack against an oil company in Faliro.
The Eharheia attack was the response to 15 yo Alexandros Grigoropoulos death says the proclamation. The Anti-terrorism Body is already examining the proclamation of the Revolutionary Struggle organization.
Use of violence is condemnable whatever its source is said government spokesman, Evangelos Antonaros. "There is no excuse and I will not waste any time on texts by some who want to justify the use of violence" said Mr. Antonaros.
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 Crisis Talks CommenceThe talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Yulia Tymoshenko started in Moscow, said AFP. The two heads of state had a meeting and then off they went to Kremlin to join a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and EU reps. As soon as the meeting is concluded, Putin and Tymoshenki will resume their bilateral talks. The Russian President assured that Moscow would do anything in its power to sort the conflict between Russian and Ukraine out the soonest possible and defended the establishment of a permanent international body to avert similar crisis in the future.
The list with the EU officials who travel to Moscow to take part in the talks was not released.
Citing Russian government sources, world news agencies have reported Gazprom head Alexei
Miller and the president of Ukraine's Naftogaz have also been invited to the talks.In the meantime, Bulgaria hopes to be supplied with natural gas from Greece and Turkey lest it should cut down on gas distribution in enterprises, said the country's Energy Minister.
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