Kotzias sues Kammenos for slander, threats and spreading fake news

Former Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias has lodged a suit with the Supreme Court prosecutor against former defense minister Panos Kammenos for slander, threats and the spreading of fake news, it emerged on Monday.

Specifically the suit takes action against Kammenos for verbal abuse, slander, issuing threats and collaboration to disseminate fake news against politicians or the government.

Kotzias linked the action to previous suits and did not rule out seeking financial damages from his former cabinet colleague.

"I believe that there is a need for the courts to protect me," Kotzias said, accusing Kammenos of "a careful plan to target me from the summer of 2018."

He claimed that this alleged plan would make Kammenos responsible for any harm that may come to him or any member of his family.

Kotzias added that the way he was allegedly targeted by...

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