Greek PM: Government aims to eradicate Golden DawnSeptember 30, 2013 @ 9:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) - Greece's prime minister says his government is aiming to completely eradicate the extreme-right Golden Dawn party, whose neo-Nazi leaders have been arrested.
Antonis Samaras said Monday the judicial system is now in charge and "will take care of them" and get rid of them.
He says the government will do everything it can to help "but we have to do whatever it takes."
"There is no room for the neo-Nazis in any part of the democratic world, and there is no tolerance for the neo-Nazis, or for any kind of extremism, undermining democratic institutions," the Greek leader said.
Samaras spoke at a private meeting of the American Jewish Committee, which advocates globally on Jewish issues. Some 100 invited guests loudly applauded his pledge to crack down on Golden Dawn.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Firefighters are 'holding up well' despite long hours battling Carlton blaze
Concertgoers are crying foul after missing the Journey-Steve Miller show for a traffic jam
As crews battle multiple wildfires, we take a look back at the at fire prevention's spokesbear
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.