Greece's former finance minister George Papaconstantinou
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Greece 'could need another bailout' - Papaconstantinou

21 August 2013 Last updated at 13:32 BST

Greece's former finance minister, George Papaconstantinou, has told HARDtalk the country might need another bailout and there was "probably a need for additional debt relief."

Speaking for the first time since the Greek parliament voted for him to face criminal charges for having allegedly tampered with a list of suspected tax evaders, Mr Papaconstantinou said he had a "clear conscience" over the way he handled the financial crisis.

The ex-finance minister has denied involvement in the allegations against him.

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You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Wednesday 21 August at 14:30 and 20:30 GMT and Thursday 22 August at 00:30 BST on the BBC News Channel.