PM aims to mend ties with church and stem loss of right-wing voters

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Far Right, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Religion
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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to appear alongside the head of the Church of Greece, Archbishop Ieronymos, later this week as New Democracy steps up its efforts to repair its relationship with right-wing voters ahead of this summer’s European Parliament elections.

The two men are due to appear together at a public event on Friday. The government is keen to show that it maintains a solid relationship with the church amid concern that these ties, as well as those with some of the Christian Orthodox faithful have be...

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