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Former finance minister to testify on Thursday over Lagarde list

Former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou is set to appear on Thursday before a parliamentary committee investigating the so-called Lagarde list of possible tax cheats.

The former Socialist heavyweight is accused of tampering with the list of Greek depositors in Switzerland.

The proceedings of the panel, made up of MPs, are scheduled to wrap up on July 4 before the case is passed on to the House.