Coalition's feud with shipowner shows no sign of de-escalation

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Independent Greeks, New Democracy, PASOK, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The row between the government and shipowner Vangelis Marinakis shows no sign of de-escalating, with the coalition trying to implicate New Democracy in the confrontation.

Reacting to a government non-paper that referred to him as a “drug baron,” Marinakis issued a statement that accused Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of being a “liar and slanderer.” He also claimed that the government is trying to attack him to detract at...

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