Govt looks to contain political fallout from crash, prepares change to poll plans

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Disasters, Elections, Mitsotakis, New Democracy

As more details emerge regarding the Tempe train crash and the political row over any responsibility for the disaster becomes more intense, the prospects of elections being held on April 9, as had been assumed over the past few weeks, looks ever more distant.

New Democracy is coming under increasing pressure over the deaths of 57 people in last week’s collision between a passenger train and a freight train in central Greece. Opposition parties argue that during its almost four years in power, the government ...

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