ND turns tables on SYRIZA over sleaze, tweaks stance on ex-king's funeral

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Corruption, Institutions, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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Just hours after deciding that ex-King Constantine II would be buried without any state honours, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was forced to soften his position slightly amid a backlash from the right wing of his party and some conservative commentators.

At the same time, the government went on the attack over the issue of sleaze amid claims that a businessman helped fund the previous SYRIZA administration secretly.

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