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Olympics: No Foreign Armed Guards for Athletes-Greece

Greece insisted Wednesday it would not let foreign guards carry weapons to protect athletes at next month’s Olympics after the New York Times reported Athens would turn a blind eye to their presence. United States Ambassador Thomas Miller also dismissed the report saying there had been no change to Greece having sole responsibility for security. Public Order Minister George Voulgarakis said guards accompanying national leaders to the Games would be allowed to carry guns, but this was not related to the Olympics and was already covered by existing international protocols. Full Story

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