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Two ministers and close aidees of PM Mitsotakis resign

Two ministers and close aidees of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis were forced to resign on Thursday, following a meeting with a powerful businessman. Minister of State Stavros Papastavrou and Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister Ioannis Bratakοs submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday evening. The Prime …

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ND Ministers blackmail farmers, citizens into voting ruling party favorite

At least two ministers of conservative New Democracy havve blackmailed farmers in flooded Thessaly and citizens in Halandri suburb of northern Athens to vote in favor of the ruling party. Socialist PASOK on Thursday accused Minister of Rural Development, Lefteris Avgenakis, of blackmailing farmers in central Greece whose livelihoods were …

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Here are the Ministers in new Mitsotakis’ government

The composition of the new New Democracy government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis was announced late Monday. According to sources from the prime minister’s office, this is a government oriented towards the implementation of the major reform goals, which Kyriakos Mitsotakis has set and is ready to clash with pathogens in order …

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Tempi victims’ relatives sue the Prime Minister, ministers, railway officials

Relatives of 57 passengers who died during the train collision at Tempi in central Greece in February filed charges against railroad officials and politicians, including the Prime Minister, against 17 people in total, on Tuesday. According to Christos Konstantinidis, spokesperson for the association of victims’ relatives, the latter are suing …

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Greek defense minister pays solidarity visit to earthquake-stricken Turkey

Greek National Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos visited earthquake-stricken areas in Turkey on Tuesday, after an invitation by his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar. At the country’s Disaster & Crisis Coordination & Management Center in Antakya (Antioch), Akar briefed the Greek minister on latest developments and the current situation. The two ministers …

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Documento alleges PM Mitsotakis spied on 6 of his ministers, next to journalists and businessmen

Sunday newspaper Documento and its publisher Kostas Vaxevanis shake the political landscape in Greece, when they published a list of some 33 people whose mobile phones have been allegedly found to have trace of illegal spyware Predator. From a partial list as seen on the news paper’s front page, the …

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Two former SYRIZA ministers to face justice for TV licenses, Novartis scandal

Two former SYRIZA ministers and three prosecutors will face justice for two separate cases in connection with the TV licenses and the Novartis scandal, respectively. Ex minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Nikos Pappas, will be summoned to appear before a special court that will be convened in the …

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Two ministers of Greek government tested positive to Covid-19

Two ministers at the Greek government have been tested positive to Covid-19, they announced on Tuesday morning. Both Justice minister  Costas Tsiara and state minister Akis Skertsos said on social media that they were fully vaccinated also with booster shot. they announced that they will be isolated for the next …

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“Houses will be rebuilt, the forest will recover in time,” says Greek PM on Varimpompi fire disaster (picts)

“The houses will be rebuilt, the forest will recover in time…,” said Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a brief visit to the outskirts of Varimpompi fire that burned down on Tuesday. “We were up against an extremely difficult fire in conditions of extreme hot weather. The most nightmarish fires …

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3 Greek ministers in quarantine after meeting with foreign investor positive on Covid-19

Three government ministers have been placed in quarantine in their homes after a meeting with a foreign investor who was tested positive to Covid-19. Investment and Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis, his deputy, Nikos Papathanasis and Shipping Minister Giannis Plpakiotakis  were sequestered to their homes on Thursday morning The three ministers …

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Greece, a safe country for its citizens and tourists, says FM Dendias

Greece succeeded in remaining a safe country for its citizens during the pandemic, Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, said on Monday. “We also want it to remain safe for tourists – our guests, whom we hope to welcome back to enjoy Greece’s beautiful summer again this year,” he added. In a …

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Mitsotakis urges ministers to “be careful with statements & social media posts”

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has urged his ministers to be careful with statements and posts on social media because they provoke the citizens’ reactions and trigger outrage by specific groups of the society. At the cabinet meting on Friday, the prime minister expressed his concern and asked the minister to …

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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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Tsipras asks Ministers’ commitment “to not bring down the gov’t over Macedonia”

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked the government ministers to commit themselves to not bring down the government on the Macedonia name issue. Tsipras was addressing a cabinet meeting of the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government on Tuesday, with his junior partner Panos Kammenos to insist in not supporting the Prespes Agreement. …

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