Govt faces pushback from food service sector over re-opening rules

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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The first major incident of social unrest since Greece’s lockdown was imposed in March, and then relaxed on Monday, occurred on Tuesday night. It came as the government faces pressure from restaurant and café owners to relax restrictions so they can save their businesses.

According to the authorities, around 300-400 young people gathered in a square in the Aghia Paraskevi suburb of northern Athens, defying the ban on public gatherings of more than 10 people. Riot police were called to disperse the crowd, which led to som...

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