• PM prepares response as pressure over spying scandal mounts

    Politics Greek Politics

    Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to make a statement on Monday in response to the gathering spying revelations that have sent his government reeling and left the Prime Minister facing the toughest political challenge of his tenure.

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    Spying scandal triggers high-level resignations, serious questions for government and PM

    Politics Greek Politics

    After evading and playing down for weeks claims it was spying on journalists and political rivals, the government was rocked on Friday by the resignation of the Prime Minister’s general secretary, Grigoris Dimitriadis, and the head of the National Intelligence Service (EYP), Panagiotis Kontoleon, in what is shaping up as the biggest scandal yet during Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s tenure.