Thursday , February 22 2024
Home / Tag Archives: Voridis

Tag Archives: Voridis

Arch-conservative ND minister opposes same-sex marriage

Minister of  State Makis Voridis raised objections to same-sex marriage saying he will not vote in favor of same-sex marriage if the issue is taken to parliament. “I have articulated my personal viewpoint. I stand in opposition to it, and I have clearly stated that I will not support it. …

Read More »

“Chemical castration for minors’ rapists,” says Minister

“Chemical castration for rapists of minors should be considered under conditions,” Greece’s Interior Minister Makis Voridis said on Thursday as the country is been shaking with a series of such heinous crimes against minors that pop up in the news almost on a daily basis. The Minister also stressed that …

Read More »

Greece’s Minister Voridis rejects anti-Semitic accusations

“I have never been anti-Semitic,” Rural Development and Food Minister, Makis Voridis, said on Saturday, following reactions to his ministerial appointment by Jewish organizations in Greece and broad. The General Secretary of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS), Victor Eliezer, has said that Voridis has  “a dark …

Read More »

Israel will shun new Greek Minister with antisemitic past

Israel will not work with Greece’s new Agricultural Development and Food Minister Makis Voridis because of his antisemitic past, a senior diplomatic told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. Voridis was sworn in Tuesday along with 50 new ministers following Sunday’s election, which proved victorious for the New Democracy Party led …

Read More »

Rift in Papademos Coalition Government Over Taxi-Bill

A rift broke in the Papademos coalition government when one minister rejected the bill proposed by another minister. Further the minister assures, he would not even vote in favor during a parliament voting. Transportation Minister Makis Voridis (Nea Dimocratia) tabled a bill liberalizing the taxi ownership licences. The bill foresees among …

Read More »