PM inspects flood damage hoping to rescue stricken government

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Disasters, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayiotos Tzamaros
Photo by Panayiotos Tzamaros

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited flood-stricken central Greece on Friday to survey the damage done by Storm Daniel but also to shore up the government’s defences against criticism about its poor civil protection record and to protect his own legacy as the country’s premier.

Visiting the town of Karditsa, Mitsotakis pledged to do whatever is necessary, including providing whatever funds are needed, to help the area recover from this week’s flooding and to carry out the necessary work to protect it from future natural disast...

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