Island unrest puts PM in tough spot

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Health, Migration, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Refugees

The government finds itself having to tackle two crises: The angry reaction on Aegean islands to the attempt to build closed reception centres for migrants and the arrival of the coronavirus in Greece.

Several days of resistance to attempts to construct the detention centres, including clashes between locals and the riot police sent from the mainland to Lesvos and Chios, created considerable negative publicity for the way that New Democracy chose to g...

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