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Macedonian Press Agency: News in English, 01-08-06
From: The Macedonian Press Agency at http://www.mpa.gr and http://www.hri.org/MPA.
 PREPARATION OF PASOK STATUTESAthens, 6 August 2001 (13:19 UTC+2)
The return of Mr. Skandalides to Athens, and even though most of the top staff members of the governing party are on holiday, marks developments in Harilaou Trikoupi, the main offices of the party, as far as the Position and Statues Plan for the Congress this Fall is concerned.
According to information, Mr. Skandalides is returning to Athens today, completing the first part of his vacation and having modulated a Statute Plan, which he will send to the Maximos Mansion, and upon receiving the approval from the Prime Minister, will send to the rest of the Committee members.
 PAGALOS: LEADERSHIP ISSUE IF PASOK LOSES ELECTIONSAthens, 6 August 2001 (13:14 UTC+2)
A leadership issue will only arise in case of an electoral defeat, stressed former Minister Theodoros Pagalos, pointing out that the change will not only involve the president, but other leading staff members of the party as well. He clarified that if such a case arises there will be an interest in the party's leadership on his part as well as other staff members, while at the same time there will be agreements between staff members.
Speaking on an "Antenna" television show, Mr. Pagalos stated that under the present circumstances he would not vote for Giorgos Papandreou for the presidency of the party, because his candidacy would create problems, and so he was for the reelection of Mr. Simitis.
 ASE CLOSED BELOW 2800Athens, 6 August 2001 (15:58 UTC+2)
The week has begun with a few losses. The general index closed below 2800 units, at 2.791,42, even though it had reached 2815,95.
The volume of transactions reached 133,0 million Euro and the index closed at -0,53%. 145 stocks had profits, 176 recorded losses and 53 remained stable.
 NEW CHIEF OF POLICE ASSUMED POSITIONAthens, 6 August 2001 (14:24 UTC+2)
The position of Chief of Police was assumed today by lieutenant general of the Greek Police, Fotis Nasiakos. The official ceremony took place today at noon in the ceremony room of the Public Order Ministry.
In a brief speech, Mr. Nasiakos stressed that he was receiving his position from a lieutenant general with many successes, and made a commitment that with the solidarity of the political leadership, the police will try to stand by every citizen.
On his side, the Minister of Public Order, Mr. Chrysochoidis, underlined that the highest responsibility of the Greek Police is to ensure the safety of the 2004 Olympics.