Under-fire PM pledges civil defence improvements following summer of destruction

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has pledged to address the weaknesses exposed by the state machinery’s flawed response to natural disasters this summer as his government attempts to overcome the negative sentiment stirred up by the wildfires and flooding that affected much of the country over the last few weeks.

In his speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair on Saturday, which was delayed by one week due to the impact of Storm Daniel, the Greek PM made his first attempt to recover from the political damage inflicted on his administration from a series of ...

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