Mitsotakis faces press in attempt to defuse criticism over wildfire handling

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Environment, Fires, Mitsotakis, New Democracy

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis gave an extended press conference on Thursday as part of what is seen as a concerted effort by the government to address the criticism it has faced over the management of the catastrophic forest fires of the prior week.

Mitsotakis, who apologised in a televised address earlier this week for the destruction caused by the fires, restated the government position that climate change was to blame for what he called “the worst environmental disaster” in the country’s history...

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