Mitsotakis eyes tax cuts to jump-start economy, also seeks unity but not with SYRIZA

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Photo via @kmitsotakis
Photo via @kmitsotakis

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis took his turn at the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday to present a plan of tax cuts, but also to send a more conciliatory message than Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who made his economic policy pledges in the northern city a week earlier.

The opposition leader’s speech was designed to appeal to as wide an audience as possible, which meant that criticism of the government was strong but not a dominant feature of the address. “We are building bridges where others are digging ditches,” said...

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