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Another resignation hits Greek Cabinet

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 21:21

Athens: A Greek Cabinet member has resigned, the latest casualty for the crisis-hit country`s new conservative-led government.

State television reported that Giorgos Vernicos, deputy minister for merchant marine, announced his resignation today.

He did not give a reason for his departure, but the opposition has recently accused him of a conflict of interest.

Yesterday, the designated finance minister resigned due to illness. New Prime Minister Antonis Samaras himself is recovering from a weekend eye operation.


First Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 21:21

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