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The European Union called on Greece Wednesday to quash what Brussels said were false accusations the Greek statistics agency rigged data to help foreign creditors and warned that the row posed risks to Athens' current bailout program.Georgiou, who stepped down in 2015 after five years running Elstat through the height of the Greek and eurozone debt crisis, has denied suggestions by politicians, including from the current left-wing government, that he may have helped Athens' foreign creditors, including his former employer, by exaggerating Greece's public debt problems.Greek government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili said Athens was surprised by the Commission's comments.A recipient of repeated bailouts from its fellow members of the eurozone, Greece's credibility with its European partners remains fragile.
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