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June 14, 2013
First Published: 15:26 IST(14/6/2013)
Last Updated: 16:08 IST(14/6/2013)
European Broadcasting Union asks Greece to re-open public TV
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on Friday asked Greece to re-open public broadcaster ERT after the government's surprise decision to pull it off the air in a bid to cut spending sparked a nationwide strike.
"We ask the government to reverse this decision, we ask the government to reestablish the signal on TV, radio and web," said Jean-Paul Philippot, president of the EBU, which aims to promote public-service broadcasting and is the world's largest association of national broadcasters.
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