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.
Changes to energy subsidies aimed at winning over middle classPoliticsGreek Politics
Stressing that the energy crisis is an exogenous shock to Greek households and arguing that the European Union has failed to react decisively enough, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined on Thursday the latest package of measures his government will adopt with the aim of easing the impact on consumers.
Mitsotakis fast-tracks energy package announcement on eve of party conferencePoliticsGreek Politics
After weeks of speculation, the government is set to announce a much-enhanced subsidy package which promises to shield households and businesses from skyrocketing energy bills.