Council of State cancels minister’s decision for Hellas Gold
The Council of State (CoS), Greece’s highest administrative court, cancelled on Monday a decision by the former Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis which revoked the operating license of mining company Hellas Gold in Chalkidiki, sources said.
According to the ministry, the revocation of the mining license had been decided because the company had violated a condition stating that the planned tests on deposits from the site of Olympias and Skouries had to be done on site, within the premises of the mines and not at Outotec in Finland.
In its first ruling, the CoS had said that the fact that these tests had taken place abroad was not enough to justify a revocation of the license.
The full decision will be announced within this month.
You may be interested
FYROM Foreign Minister: We were and will remain Macedoniansmakis - Jan 19, 2018
Foreign Affairs Minister of FYROM Nikola Dimitrov clarified that his country’s interests in the negotiations with Greece over the name…
EuroWorking Group gives “go-ahead” for completion of 3rd reviewmakis - Jan 19, 2018
The EuroWorking Group (EWG) is expected to issue a positive report for the completion of the third review of the…
Tsipras: Solution not only for name dispute, but also to irredentist rhetoric by FYROMmakis - Jan 19, 2018
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said his government was determined to reach a mutually acceptable solution on the name dispute with…