Nineteen prominent Greeks who last week formed a political group called "New political Forces" Wednesday (2 October) demanded punishment for those responsible for seven years of military dictatorship which collapsed last July.
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Background: Nineteen prominent Greeks who last week formed a political group called "New political Forces" Wednesday (2 October) demanded punishment for those responsible for seven years of military dictatorship which collapsed last July.
The group' six member Executive Committee told a news conference of their aim in the coming elections. They said the party would follow a policy of democratic socialism and wanted Greece's integration into the Wet European community.
The leaders of the group were all members of resistance organisations which fought as against the military regime.
One of the leasers, the current Finance Minster, Mr John Pesmazoglou, said the group was not seeking union with any of the large political parties.
SYNOPSIS: In Athens political parties are bearing themselves for the first elections held in Greece in 10 years. One of the newest parties to emerge is the new Political Forces, led by a group of men who were all members of resistance organisations which fought against the military regime.
Professor George-Alexander Mangakis, the current Minister of Public Works....Professor John Pesmazoglou, the Finance Minister and George Iordanides, who was recently released from a political prison.....are on the Executive Committee of the new party.