Mitsotakis apology for wildfires gets sceptical reception

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Fires, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras

An apology issued by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for the management of the wildfires which continue to burn across parts of Greece has been greeted with extreme scepticism by the opposition, as public disbelief and anger continue to mount.

Wildfires continued to burn on the island of Evia and the Peloponnese, and more communities were evacuated, as the unfolding disaster entered its second week and the destruction topped 93,000 hectares of burnt area.

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