PM removes under-fire ministers from posts in late-summer reshuffle

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Fires, Health, Mitsotakis, New Democracy
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis decided to remove some of his key ministers from the firing line on Tuesday as part of a cabinet reshuffle, while also creating a new ministry to oversee civil protection in the wake of the pandemic and wildfire challenges, although the latter move ran into immediate problems.

The changes were announced on Tuesday morning after the prospect of a reshuffle was trailed in the local media over the past few days. The shake-up is seen as the first step in an effort to draw a line under what was mostly a difficult summer for the go...

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