Amid mounting pressure, gov't hopes parallel programme will provide fillip

PoliticsGreek Politics

The government submitted to Parliament on Friday the so-called “parallel programme” aimed mainly at easing the impact of the crisis on the most vulnerable groups in Greek society.

Among the provisions in the draft law, which MPs are due to vote for on Saturday, is the provision of free healthcare even to those who do not have social security credits. The government says that this will lead to some 2.5 million uninsured Greeks bei...

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