Govt faces fresh pressure over Covid-19 decisions amid slow start to vaccination scheme

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Health, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Just hours after a broad cabinet reshuffle designed to reinvigorate the government was completed, New Democracy found itself on the backfoot over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The government’s troubles were triggered by Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis claiming in a televised discussion that the government had set aside the advice of some experts to cancel the religious celebrations for Thessaloniki’s patron saint, Deme...

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