No let-up in pressure over spying scandal as govt unveils intelligence agency changes

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Institutions, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, PASOK, SYRIZA

Looking to deflect some of the criticism over the spying scandal that has gripped Greek politics, the government has fast-tracked reform of the National Intelligence Service (EYP), hoping this will convince the public that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is determined to put right the mistakes that led to the agency monitoring PASOK leader Nikos Androulakis.

However, New Democracy’s attempt to insulate itself from the scandal’s reverberations seem to be having a limited effect so far. For instance, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou added her voice on Tuesday to those expressing concern about EYP’s pr...

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