Shortly after the vote on the amendment, Nikos Romanos’ lawyer said that his client would suspend the hunger strike. According to the Greek media, he had immediately started taking food and, in particular, rusks.
According to the latest actual data of Eurostat, Bulgaria is at the top of the poverty ranking among the European Union Member States, Greece being in the top three of the poorest countries in Europe as well.
Earlier this morning the police dismantled the bomb, the terrorists had warned half an hour earlier that their act was in support of Nikos Romanos who has been on hunger strike for 31 days now. At the same time, their comrades had thrown "Molotov" bombs in a public transport bus with 17 passengers.