Key defendant in Golden Dawn trial admits to making call leading to Fyssas murder

One of the key witnesses in the ongoing trial against the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn on Thursday testified to making the call that set off a chain of events culminating in the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas in the Piraeus suburb of Keratsini in the early hours of September 18, 2013.

Ioannis Aggos, a member of the party's chapter in nearby Nikaia, told the court on the first day of testimony from the defendants in the four-year-old trial that he had alerted a party official that he had seen Fyssas sitting at a cafe-bar in Keratsini, where the musician was watching a soccer game with friends.

Under intense questioning from the president of the three-judge court, Maria Lepeniotou, Aggos said that he had been sitting at the table beside that of the activist musician and his friends at the Korali cafe-bar on the night of September 17 when he called Ioannis Kazantzoglou, a...

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