Thursday, November 15, 2012

Municipal Workers Break into German Conference, Clash With Police (VIDEO)

Protesters broke into a conference center and clashed with police in Thessaloniki on Thursday morning after gathering in order to demonstrate against the presence of a German government official. The municipal workers pushed and threw coffee on a German diplomat who arrived to attend the conference of Greek and German mayors being held in Greece's second largest city. They protesters, together with unionists, then forced open shutters and entered the conference center, where they clashed with riot police. A German deputy labor minister who was appointed special envoy to Greece, Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, was also attending the event.

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