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    MOSCOW, February 3 (RIA Novosti correspondent Dmitry Budanov) - Olympic exercises connected with the forthcoming Summer Olympic Games-2004 will be held in Greece on February 6-8, Greek Minister of Public Order, Yeoryios Floridis told a press conference on Tuesday.

    According to him, they will be the largest exercises, recently held in Europe.

    "This exercises are held to add to the experience of Greek special services," the minister said.

    Foreign experts, including Russian ones, will participate in the exercises, he added. Floridis believes that these Olympic exercises will reveal problems and let foreign experts share their useful experience.

    "Greek special services are always informed about the possible terrorist acts. The information comes from all parts of the world," the minister added.

    "Today we have no information threatening the Olympic Games in Greece. However, we are practicing different scenarios," Floridis said.

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