Cost-of-living protest adds to government's concerns

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

Still reeling from the latest allegations regarding the surveillance scandal, the government faced the second general strike this year on Wednesday as unions took to the streets to call for wage rises in the face of the cost-of-living crisis.

The large protest march in Athens was the first demonstration of this kind since energy costs started to rise last autumn, followed by a rapidly escalating inflation rate.

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