On 15 December 2010, when leaving parliament during the Greek general strike, he was ambushed by protesters angry with his role in precipitating the 2010 debt crisis leaving him with blood pouring from his head after being chased and beaten by dozens of protesters.
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- Personal website (in Greek)
|Minister for Transport and Communications
19 September 2007 – 8 January 2009
|Minister for Development
8 January 2009 – 7 October 2009
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