Mitsotakis brushes off latest strike, opposition sides with protesters

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: KINAL, Labour, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government shrugged off Wednesday’s strike – the second in as many weeks – as the action of a small group of unionists rather than a larger protest against its proposed labour reforms.

Although public transport came to a halt in Athens on Wednesday, the participation in the strike was deemed minimal and was lower in comparison to last week’s protest, the first major opposition faced by the New Democracy government since it came to pow...

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