PM gives full support to police amid fresh criticism

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Police
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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chose to give his full backing to the Greek Police on Wednesday even though the force has come under renewed criticism in the wake of rape allegations being labelled at two officers and a group of policemen being implicated in a human smuggling ring.

Speaking at an event organised by the Citizens’ Protection Ministry, Mitsotakis hit out at media coverage and criticism of the force. He insisted that the police had upped its performance in recent years, going above and beyond to bolster security acros...

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