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Spying scandal triggers high-level resignations, serious questions for government and PM
After evading and playing down for weeks claims it was spying on journalists and political rivals, the government was rocked on Friday by the resignation of the Prime Minister’s general secretary, Grigoris Dimitriadis, and the head of the National Intelligence Service (EYP), Panagiotis Kontoleon, in what is shaping up as the biggest scandal yet during Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s tenure.
Although New Democracy has seen ministers, MPs and other officials forced to step aside since it came to power in 2019, this is by far the biggest blow to its image over the last three years, raising issues of trust and transparency that reach all the w...
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