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Relief measures being lined up, but PM's eye also on reforms rollout

Although most of the focus will fall on what measures the government plans to unveil in the autumn to combat the cost-of-living crisis, reports suggest that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is also keen to promote his administration’s reformist credentials between now and the end of the year.

Photo by Julius Muschalek via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/nUSmM5 US amendment on Turkish jets adds new factor in Athens-Ankara ties

The US House of Representatives approved last Thursday an amendment to the annual defence spending bill that restricts the sale of F-16 fighter jets and modernisation tools to Turkey unless the US president decided such a transfer is in America’s national interests.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Flashpoints fuel contest for centrist voters

As the battle intensifies between Greek parties for the support of centre ground voters, a group which could decide the outcome of the next elections, opinion polls continue to show that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has a strong appeal among centrists, and that PASOK-KINAL leader Nikos Androulakis has overtaken SYRIZA’s Alexis Tsipras.

Image: https://flic.kr/p/2j6Tdii Govt turns attention to more relief measures in absence of snap polls

Following the recent efforts by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to kill off speculation about snap elections, the government’s focus is turning to what measures it will be able to unveil over the coming months to win the support of voters ahead of the national vote, which now seems set for the end of New Democracy’s four-year term towards next summer.

Photo by MacroPolis Explanations sought as PM backs away from prospect of early elections

The fallout from Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s insistence this week that he does not have plans to call snap elections in the autumn continued on Friday as the local media attempted to explain his decision given that early polls were considered a near certainty over the last few weeks.

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