PM seeks to leave ICU controversy behind as Tsipras ups stakes with snap election call

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Health, KINAL, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is trying to draw a line under the controversy surround the quality of care for Covid patients, but SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has decided to use the row over the availability of ICU units as a platform for a fresh offensive against the government.

The two leaders set out their position on Saturday, before the vote on the 2022 budget, which passed with the 158 votes of New Democracy MPs. Some commentators view Saturday’s debate as the start of the prelude to the next general elections, even though...

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