Mitsotakis turns to 2015 contrast again as MEPs give PM bumpy ride

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA

Although Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis returned to what has become a favourite subject for him recently – comparing today’s Greece to the state the country was in when it held the referendum in 2015 – his speech to the European Parliament on Tuesday did not pass off as smoothly as he would have hoped.

Ostensibly in Strasbourg to speak about the future of Europe and Greece’s place in it, Mitsotakis grabbed the opportunity to strike a blow against his political opponents, noting that he was speaking on the anniversary of the infamous referendum on Gree...

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