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  • ND set to carry Covid, wildfires baggage into September

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    In his first press briefing since being appointed as the government’s new spokesman, Yiannis Economou revealed on Thursday that a new framework aimed at limiting the spread of Covid in the autumn would be presented next week.

  • After impact of fires, PM tweaks team, with focus on communication

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    After facing journalists on Thursday to defend his government’s handling of the recent wildfires, as well as its overall record, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Friday a small shake-up in some key posts, mostly related to the team around him.

  • Govt sets out fire compensation scheme in first step to overcome destruction

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government has set out a three-step process for helping the fire-stricken areas of Greece recover from this summer’s devastating wildfires, starting with an immediate compensation programme that New Democracy hopes will help it deflect some of the criticism regarding the response to the blazes, particularly in Evia.

  • Mitsotakis apology for wildfires gets sceptical reception

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    An apology issued by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for the management of the wildfires which continue to burn across parts of Greece has been greeted with extreme scepticism by the opposition, as public disbelief and anger continue to mount.

  • Anger over wildfires grows as PM prepares lines of defence

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his government are coming under greater pressure by the day as the authorities struggle to contain and extinguish wildfires in Greece, particularly on the island of Evia, where more than 45,000 hectares of land has been burnt since the blaze began there last week.

  • PM sets criticism aside, highlights unprecedented conditions behind fires

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    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made a televised address on Thursday night in which he stressed that authorities are prioritising saving lives over protecting property and nature as Greece battles dozens of wildfires, including a large blaze north of Athens.

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