Greek Politics

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Image: ND exults in Saudi Arabia deals as opposition calls for answers over spyware

The government’s efforts to ensure that a blaze of positive publicity accompanied the range of agreements that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis signed with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday were somewhat overshadowed by questions about what links the conservative administration might have to attempts to eavesdrop on journalists and political rivals.

Fires continue to test capabilities and spark political confrontation

Wildfires continued to test the government and the country’s civil protection capabilities over the weekend, although a new opinion poll suggested that New Democracy has not been damaged by the recent blazes and is, instead, closing in on a potential parliamentary majority at the upcoming elections.

Photo by MacroPolis Questions posed about pace of absorption for RRF funds

As the dust settled from this week’s forest fire on the outskirts of Athens, SYRIZA turned its attention to the government’s performance in absorbing funds from the European Union’s Covid response package, the Recovery and Resilience Facility.

Image: MacroPolis Opposition challenges government account of prompt wildfire response

With the wildfires which burned through the northeast suburbs of Athens extinguished, the political recriminations have begun. The government is claiming success, but opposition parties are accusing the New Democracy administration of arrogance and misplaced priorities

Relief measures being lined up, but PM's eye also on reforms rollout

Although most of the focus will fall on what measures the government plans to unveil in the autumn to combat the cost-of-living crisis, reports suggest that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is also keen to promote his administration’s reformist credentials between now and the end of the year.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Flashpoints fuel contest for centrist voters

As the battle intensifies between Greek parties for the support of centre ground voters, a group which could decide the outcome of the next elections, opinion polls continue to show that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has a strong appeal among centrists, and that PASOK-KINAL leader Nikos Androulakis has overtaken SYRIZA’s Alexis Tsipras.

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