Opposition senses PM's position on phonetapping becoming weaker

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Institutions, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo via https://primeminister.gr
Photo via https://primeminister.gr

The opposition parties have accused Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of running scared from the discussion in Parliament about the surveillance scandal and the draft law the government has put forward in response to the allegations about extensive phonetapping.

During Thursday’s debate in Parliament, Mitsotakis took the unusual step of declaring the discussion over after he had spoken for the third time. This was followed by him walking out before the opposition leaders had a chance to offer their concluding r...

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