Reshuffle expected to follow minister's departure in wake of Mati disaster

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Independent Greeks, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Alternate Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas was the first political casualty of the recent deadly wildfire in Mati, for which the death toll has risen to 90.

It was confirmed on Friday that Toskas, who had tendered his resignation soon after the blaze on July 23, would be leaving the government. His offer to step down was initially rejected by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who appeared reluctant to offer th...

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