Ex-PM Simitis, PASOK leader Venizelos due in court for Tsochatzopoulos appeal

Former Prime Minister Costas Simitis and current PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos are due to be among the witnesses to take to the stand on Wednesday in the appeal of ex-Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos against his sentence for money laundering.

Former socialist ministers Vasso Papandreou and Yiannos Papantoniou are due to testify on May 20.

The four, all of them former members of the Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA) from 1998 to 1999, have been called as witnesses following a request by Tsochatzopoulos.

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