Reshuffle speculation follow snap polls rumours as ND enjoys ratings bouncePoliticsGreek Politics
Despite government officials publicly dismissing the latest round of rumours about snap polls this autumn, the speculation persists as a new week gets underway and has been augmented by suggestions that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis may carry out a cabinet reshuffle in the coming days to prepare his administration for the election campaign.
Speculation about snap polls after summer revived by PM's US tripPoliticsGreek Politics
A strong display by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Washington has revived rumours that he will opt to call elections after the summer rather than wait until the end of his government’s four-year term next year.
Athens buoyed by content, mood of Mitsotakis trip to WashingtonPoliticsForeign Policy
Greek officials seem very satisfied with the results of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s trip to Washington, which gave the Greek leader an opportunity to raise a wide range of issues.
Mitsotakis underlines geopolitical and ideological links between Greece and USPoliticsGreek Politics
Government officials were in buoyant mood on Wednesday after Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis wrapped up his visit to Washington, following up his meeting with US President Joe Biden on Monday with a speech to Congress on Tuesday.
PM hopes to return from Biden talks with spring in his stepPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s visit to Washington started on a cordial note, giving the government in Athens some positive news on the international scene after a bruising few weeks struggling to contain the cost-of-living crisis at home.
Mitsotakis heads to Washington with defence, energy and investment at top of agendaPoliticsForeign Policy
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis begins a two-day visit to the USA on Monday, a trip that is taking place during a crucial time due to geopolitical challenges generated by the war in Ukraine but also for Southeast Europe.
SYRIZA hope Tsipras re-election ballot will bear fruit as poll figures remain stagnantPoliticsGreek Politics
SYRIZA is hoping that there will be a high turnout of supporters to re-elect Alexis Tsipras as the opposition party’s leader on Sunday, showing that the leftists can rally their voter base as Greece moves towards the last 12 months of the current government’s term.
Much riding on EU approval of plan to cap energy pricesPoliticsGreek Politics
The government is hoping to receive approval from the European Commission for its plan, set out by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in a recent televised address, to cap energy prices for consumers – a policy that is the main weapon in New Democracy’s bid to fight back against the cost-of-living crisis and its political opponents.
Implementation snags hang over ambitious post-Covid recovery plansPoliticsGreek Politics
Greece’s national plan to allocate EU Recovery & Resilience funds is moving apace at the planning stage, but appears to be stumbling at implementation.
PM sets out path to next elections as PASOK restores traditional namePoliticsGreek Politics
Buoyed by the 3.2-billion-euro energy relief package he announced last week, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis set out at New Democracy’s conference, which was held from Friday to Sunday, his ideas for the party’s and Greece’s future, insisting that elections will take place in a year.