ND moderates catch some flak, suggesting delicate party balance

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The difficulties faced by Mitsotakis in his tricky balancing act as New Democracy leader, which involves him trying to present a reformist agenda while also keeping the right-wing of his party, which is more prone to populist messages on board, was highlighted this week when two important allies came under attack.

New Democracy’s Vice President Kostis Hatzidakis, a former minister, published on Thursday a brief statement on his website defending his record as a liberal and underlining that his policy decisions in the past, such as the sale of Olympic Airways, wer...

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