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Nikos Zigras to be questioned by Cypriot officials

Δημοσίευση 3 Φεβρουαρίου 2013, 14:53 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Nikos Zigras to be questioned by Cypriot officials
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Nikos Zigras, the first cousin and one-time confidant of former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, is set to be questioned by Cypriot authorities in Athens over the next few days.
Nikos Zigras, the first cousin and one-time confidant of former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, is set to be questioned by Cypriot authorities in Athens over the next few days.

A Cypriot prosecutor wants Zigras questioned in connection to the island’s former Interior Minister Dinos Michailidis and Syrian businessman Fouad Al-Zayat.

In his testimony with the examining magistrate investigating allegations of corruption against Tsochadzopoulos last year, Zigras had pointed to the active involvement of Michailidis and Al-Zayat in laundering cash from kickbacks for purchasing the Russian missile system TOR M1.

Michailidis has denied the allegations.