A Portuguese senior official last Thursday denied a press report claiming that the government had created a clandestine secret service in addition to the existing ones to “act outside the law” in the service of Prime Minister Jose Socrates.
Deutsche-Presse-Agentur (dpa) reported quoted Julio Pereira, coordinator of the existing three secret services, as saying the report published by the weekly Visao in its last Thursday edition was “completely false.”
Pereira said he would sue the author of...

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