Relief for coalition as wildfire threat subsides

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

Some pressure was taken off the government on Wednesday, when firefighters appeared to bring under control a large forest fire that had been burning for three days north of Athens.

The trouble authorities had in tackling the fire prompted criticism of the government from opposition parties. Issues of decision-making, funding and staffing were all raised by the coalition’s critics. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was also blasted for...

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