Dimitris Avramopoulos

Avramopoulos expresses faith in justice system after testifying in Novartis affair probe

After two hours of testimony before a prosecutor on Monday, during which he elaborated on his claim that a judicial probe into the alleged bribery of Greek politicians by Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis had been fabricated along with the testimonies of witnesses, European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos expressed his faith in the Greek justice system. 

European migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos to testify over Novartis claims

European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos was to face a prosecutor on Monday to elaborate on his claim that a judicial probe into the alleged bribery of Greek politicians by Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis, which implicated him and another nine Greek politcians, had been fabricated along with the testimonies of witnesses. 

Migration commissioner in Athens to meet with gov't officials

The European Union's commissioner for migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos, is in Athens on Friday, where he will be meeting with government officials to discuss migration management and policy.

Avramopoulos, whose tenure in Brussels ends this fall, will be meeting with the ministers of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias and Shipping and Island Policy Yiannis Plakiotakis.

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