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Greek Citizen Protection Ministry Confirms Death of Protester

October 20, 2011

Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Greek Citizen Protection Minister Christos Papoutsis appealed for calm after a man died during protests in Athens today.

Papoutsis said the 53-year-old man was a member of Communist Party of Greece-backed union PAME Hellas. He commented in an e-mailed statement from the Athens-based ministry today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Marcus Bensasson in Athens at mbensasson@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Maria Petrakis at mpetrakis@bloomberg.net


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