Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced Sunday night that he would resign in January amid mounting pressure from citizens over the 2017 car bombing that killed anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. MALTA BUSINESSMAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH KILLING OF JOURNALIST DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA“As prime minister, I promised two years ago that justice would be done in the case of the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia,” Muscat said, adding: "Today I am here to tell you that I kept my word." Caruana Galizia was investigating Maltese connections to the Panama Papers financial scandal at the time of her death. MALTA PM'S CHIEF OF STAFF QUITS AFTER BEING QUESTIONED IN MURDER PROBE OF JOURNALIST DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIAPolice last week questioned Muscat’s chief of staff, Keith Schembri, in connection to the killing. The political links to Caruana Galizia’s death had prompted Maltese citizens to demand Muscat’s resignation, calls that escalated in recent days.
Source: Fox News December 01, 2019 23:03 UTC