PM scrambles to rein in political fallout as deadly crash threatens to upend election contest

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Disasters, Elections, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA

As anger over Tuesday’s deadly train collision dominates the front pages of the national papers, the search for the causes behind the accident has supplanted speculation over elections at the top of the political agenda.

On Wednesday, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis stepped in to try and limit the inevitable damage to the ruling party’s image from the crash, hoping that the proactive communications strategy that served him well over the surveillance affair will prove effective i...

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