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Karatzaferis Denies His Antisemitism

Rightist Popular Orthodox Rally (Laos) leader Yiorgos Karatzaferis has denied that his party has antisemitic views, distancing himself from past public remarks that have drawn strong criticism from Jewish and human rights groups.

The 64-year-old Karatzaferis last week joined the new coalition government, headed by Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, with four members of Laos in the new cabinet.

>They include Transport Minister Makis Voridis, once leader of the youth wing of the pro-junta EPEN party – a position he later said he held not out of sympathy for the 1967–74 dictatorship but as an outlet for his nationalist views.

Read the full article at the Athens News

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