Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is in Berlin today for his first formal meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel since winning the national elections.
As the new cabinet in Athens grapples with complex legislative initiatives on tax and investment, a series of highly visible actions on the policing front are being seen as confirmation of the new government’s willingness to implement the hard-line law and order agenda which was a mainstay of its election campaign.
A number of alternative scenarios are doing the rounds regarding the scope and timing of the government’s eagerly-awaited tax package.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday to discuss a wide range of topics to do with bilateral and European relations, as well as the Greek investment and reform agenda.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is travelling to Paris on Thursday for a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron.
Having established itself as a major force in Greek politics, SYRIZA stands at a crossroads in its future trajectory.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s government returns from a brief summer recess this week to a busy agenda of foreign travel and legislation at home.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has cut short his brief summer holiday due to a large wildfire on the island of Evia, which is the first major test for his government in terms of crisis management.
The government has moved ahead with the removal of the head of the Competition Commission and three board members despite protests from the opposition, which has also attacked New Democracy over its choice for the senior positions at Greece’s public broadcaster, ERT.
Although Greek Parliament is closed for its brief summer recess, there is still plenty of focus on the new government’s legislative plans, which are expected to be in full flow in the autumn.