Greek state TV mocked for petrol theft ‘tips’

Fuel prices have steadily climbed in Greece in recent months, but authorities have resisted calls to cut the tax on the commodity. – AFP pic, June 24, 2022.

GREECE’S state television was mocked over a segment that showed viewers how to siphon gasoline from cars yesterday, as fuel prices soared.

“It is not something terribly complicated… you do not need a special tube, even a hose for balconies will do,” said the station’s reporter, Costas Stamou, during ERT’s morning news programme Syndeseis on Wednesday.

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