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Greek Authorities Intercept 850,000 Imported, Substandard Face Masks

ATHENS – Some 850,000 substandard face masks imported into Greece to be sold on the Greek market have been intercepted by the country's Independent Authority for Public Revenues (AADE), according to announcements made by its chief Giorgos Pitsilis at the Athens airport customs on Monday.

Pitsilis was at the airport to accept delivery of a second batch of 700 protective aprons to be issued to staff at busy customs posts, to protect them against the coronavirus.

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