Tsipras on the spot again following minister's latest outburst

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panyiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panyiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has again been forced to back his controversial Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis, who New Democracy sees as a weak link in the government due to his outbursts.

The conservatives called on Thursday for a vote of no-confidence in Polakis to be held after Easter following his criticism of New Democracy’s European Parliament candidate Stelios Kympouropolos over benefits for disabled people. Tsipras reacted by accu...

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