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Greek Far-Right Golden Dawn Topples PM Aide Amid Police Crackdown – 3 April 2014

RT logoA senior aide to the Greek PM resigned on Wednesday after a leaked video allegedly showed him describing a government conspiracy to clamp down on the far right-wing Golden Dawn party. The leak came as several Golden Dawn MPs were stripped of immunity.

The video showed Takis Baltakos speaking to an off-screen person, who is believed to be Golden Dawn MP, Ilias Kasidiaris, says the Greek Reporter news website.

The senior official said in the video – which was presumably shot last autumn shortly after the arrest and release of Kasidiaris – that Prime Miniser Antonis Samaras was outraged with ministers of justice and police for not pressuring investigators to proceed with the prosecution.

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