Greece: Anti-Semitic tweets lead to junior minister’s resignation.

Hours after starting his new job, a junior minister in Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ left-wing government resigned late Wednesday over messages posted on his Twitter account that were considered racist and anti-Semitic.

Dimitris Kammenos, a deputy minister for infrastructure, submitted his resignation hours after Tsipras’ new Cabinet was sworn in. The 49-year-old Kammenos is a member of parliament from the Independent Greeks, a small right-wing party that joined the new coalition government after a general election was held Sunday.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4703509,00.html

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