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Mitsotakis’ mini cabinet reshuffle focuses on security and health

Just six months after the elections, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis apparently has realized that there is a major security issue in the county and decided to proceed with a small cabinet reshuffle. Minister for Citizen Protection Ioannis Oikonomou was replaced by Michalis Chrysochoidis, currently the health minister, who was Minister …

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Reshuffle: Changes in crucial ministries, one more minister from the far-right front

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis proceeded to cabinet reshuffle removing ministers who were supposed to have been “successfully” managing the crises like the pandemic and its side effects in health and tourism. The cabinet reshuffle includes the introduction of a Civil Protection Ministry that will also have jurisdiction over the Fire …

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Greece’s Cabinet reshuffle: Much Ado About Too Little

The new government spokesman Christos Tarantilis announced the new cabinet of PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday noon. With the exception of two, key ministers remain in their positions: Foreign Affairs, Defense, Health, Citizen Protection, Education, Development, Finance, Migration. Sent home are the Minister of Interior, Theodorikakos, and of Labor, Vroutsis. …

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PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis: The names of the cabinet ministers

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced the new Cabinet of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday evening. The members of the new cabinet will be sworn in at 12:00 noon on Tuesday in the presidential palace. This will be followed by handovers at individual ministries. According to news agency amna, the …

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Economy Minister Papadimitriou resigns over rental subsidy

Economy Minister, Dimitris Papadimitriou, submitted his resignation late Monday night, just hours after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras removed his wife, Alternate Labor Minister, Rania Antonopoulou, from the cabinet over the rental subsidy. In his letter, Papadimitriou wrote he resigns for “reasons of political sensitivity.” Tsipras accepted the resignation short after …

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Greece’s new coalition tasks: Cabinet, new Parliament, Vote of Confidence, Presidential Election

The very first challenge Greece’s new coalition government has to deal with is the Presidential election. But before this procedure is launched, other modalities have to be settled: form the cabinet, open the Parliament, get a vote of confidence. Cabinet The names of the ministers to form Greece’s new cabinet …

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Greeks are holding their breath as the countdown for Gov’t reshuffle ticking

Greeks are holding their breath in agony and expectation. The countdown clock for Greece’s coalition cabinet reshuffle is ticking. It is ticking to the right – Samaras’ Nea Dimokratia – , it is ticking to the left -Venizelos’ PASOK. According to latest media reports, it is also ticking to the …

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Greece Got Prime Minister But Not Ministers – Yet

After months of appointed leaders, Greeks finally got an elected Prime Minister. Antonis Samaras was sworn-in on Wednesday afternoon. However the cabinet composition of coalition government has not be concluded yet. The Greek “Troika” with Samaras (ND), Venizelos (PASOK) and Kouvelis (Democratic Left) have been having hard times to keep the …

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Who Governs Greece Right Now?

Amid the elections results, the scenarios of forming a government and the pressure by Greece’s lenders we almost forgot to mention an important issue: Who Governs Greece right now? Officially there is a caretaker government under former PM Lucas Papademos until the new government is formed. However the hazardous elections …

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Greece: Government Reshuffle Postponed

Greece’s government reshuffle will be announced on Friday, June 17 at 9 a.m.  At 1 pm the new ministers will take  their oath. Prime Minister George Papandreou can seek vote of confidence at the Parliament the earliest on Sunday. Unconfirmed information claim the confidence vote to take part on Tuesday, …

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Greek MP’s reject Gambling Bill – ‘Bounty’ Mutiny or ‘Mars’ attack?

That was a noisy slap in the face of Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou and thus it came from his own governing party members. Papaconstantinou presented the Bill on Gambling  at the Greek Parliament on Thursday however he was forced to withdraw it after the strong reaction from PASOK lawmakers. Although …

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