PM opts for unconventional choice to overcome snag at new ministry

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Fires, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis stepped up his preparations for this weekend’s appearance at the Thessaloniki International Fair by announcing on Monday a creative solution to the problem that emerged over the creation of a Civil Protection Ministry.

After seeing his original choice for the post of Civil Protection Minister, former armed forces chief Evangelos Apostolakis decline the offer, the Greek prime minister decided to expand the scope of the new department, renaming it the Climate Crisis and...

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