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  • Mitsotakis's wildfire narrative comes under scrutiny

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis continued on Friday his fightback against criticism over the wildfires by claiming that a parliamentary debate on the subject a day earlier showed that the opposition has nothing constructive to bring to the discussion.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Mitsotakis rejects accusations of inadequate response to wildfires

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    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is appearing before Parliament today to confront a storm of criticism over his government’s response to the summer’s wildfires, which have resulted in some of the worst destruction in Greece in decades.

  • ND keeps eye on upcoming local elections amid ongoing complaints about wildfires

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was due to head to Thessaloniki on Wednesday to prepare the ground in the northern city for his keynote speech at the trade fair on September 9, but he left Athens with criticism from the opposition parties ringing in his ears after the PM held a meeting with officials to address the extensive damage inflicted by the wildfires.

  • Government struggles to shake off impact of wildfires

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    As the massive wildfire in Evros, northeastern Greece, continues to burn, the government and opposition are preparing for two key set-piece events in the coming days, which they hope will revive their fortunes after what turned out to be a difficult summer for both, for different reasons.

  • Image: MacroPolis Government tries to mount defence against criticism about wildfires

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    The visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Athens on Friday provided his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis with some respite from the pressure being piled on his government by the fallout from devastating wildfires, but the opposition seems determined to put New Democracy on the spot over its handling of the situation during this summer.

  • Image: https://www.primeminister.gr/ Athens eyes enhanced diplomatic role after hosting Zelensky and Balkan leaders

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    The informal dinner hosted in Athens on Monday by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sought to strengthen one of Greece’s main diplomatic aims, which is to regain not only its role as a bridge between the European Union and the Western Balkans, but to extend this connection to Eastern Europe.

  • Government dampens expectations for handouts in PM's speech

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    In less than three weeks, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will attempt to set the tone for his government’s second term in office, when he delivers the keynote speech to mark the opening of this year’s Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), but aides have started to dial down expectations that the address will be an opportunity for the PM to make significant economic pledges.

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