Let us protect the prestige of institutions and politicians and let the entire system (and its branches that tried to push the country back to dark times) come to light.
Essentially, Tzanakopoulos indirectly acknowledged the ties between Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas and Cypriot lawyer Artemiou (see photo) but explained that they have nothing to do with the PM’s office or government business.
For whom was Petsitis working? For whose sake was he enriching himself? For the sake of this man the country’s first left-wing government destroyed the last shred of its self-declared “moral advantage”.
Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas, Tsipras' right-hand-man, had repeatedly tried to dissociate Petsitis’ access to the PM’s office from the lawyers for Lavrentiadis’ offshore companies,
'This person requested to be photographed with me and proceeded to do so with his cell phone, which is something that dozens of people do on a daily basis.'
“I received visits from Mr. Petsitis in his official capacity as the representative of the services of Maximos Mansion (the PM’s office).”