There can be no doubt that the very real Novartis scandal was never really investigated in depth but instead was used to slander and politically annihilate a number of politicians whom the previous government viewed as enemies.
Undoubtedly the leadership of SYRIZA exploited the baseless charges to target these particular individuals.
After Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' return from New York on September 29, a plenary session of Parliament is set to discuss a proposal by ruling New Democracy for the creation of a special investigative committee to probe "the clear signs" that former alternate justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos intervened in the alleged bribery scandal involving Swiss drugs manufacturer Novartis t
The Supreme Court prosecutor's office has proposed an investigation into the possible mishandling of the alleged Novartis bribery case by former alternate justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos with the knowledge of ex prime minister Alexis Tsipras.
The case file was opened in Parliament on Wednesday after it was sent by the prosecutor's office on Monday.
A meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York at the end of the month is "very likely," government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Monday.
Speaking to Skai TV, Petsas said that the details for such a meeting are currently under discussion and no date has been set.