Mitsotakis treads carefully as pupils protest Macedonia name deal

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

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis sought to distance his party from the recent spate of sit-ins and protests by school pupils, mostly in northern Greece, in relation to the Macedonia name issue.

The conservative party had been criticised by the government for taking an equivocal stance after dozens of schools were shut down by students protesting against the Prespes Agreement, which the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is currently...

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