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Kyriakos Mitsotakis has named Council of State president Katerina Sakellaropoulou as his party’s candidate to become Greece’s first female head of state in a move that counters recent criticism about the lack of women in his cabinet and puts pressure on his political rivals to back New Democracy’s proposal.
Mitsotakis made the announcement in a televised address on Wednesday night, ending weeks of media speculation about who he would nominate to succeed current Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, whose five-year term expires in early March.
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