ND struggles to shift spotlight away from wiretapping fallout

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Institutions, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA
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New Democracy’s efforts to shift attention away from the spying scandal are being tripped up by the continued muddled messaging emanating from the ruling centre-right party, which is hoping that Greece’s imminent exit from the enhanced surveillance of its lenders and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair next month will prove welcome distractions.

The conservatives’ attempts to shift the focus onto other matters was undermined on Thursday by one of their own MPs, when Haralambos Athanasiou, who is also deputy parliamentary speaker, suggested that there were circumstances in which the National Int...

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