ND tries to stay on top of wildfire as court battle looms over Competition Commission

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

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has cut short his brief summer holiday due to a large wildfire on the island of Evia, which is the first major test for his government in terms of crisis management.

The fire broke out on Monday, when authorities were putting out a blaze on Mount Hymettus, east of Athens, that damaged a few buildings. There was also a large fire on the island of Elafonissos over the last few days, as well as dozens of other smaller ...

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