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Minister Dimitris Sioufas…

Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas, flanked by his deputies Yiannis Papathanassiou (r) and Giorgos Salagoudis (l), speaks to journalists yesterday after talks with Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis about high prices. Inspections are being conducted and offending traders face indictments and strict penalties, Sioufas told reporters. Inspections aimed at curbing profiteering are ‘daily, systematic, unfailing,’ he said.