Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday chaired a government video conference on the “Help at Home” programme for the support of vulnerable groups. Among those participating in the meeting were Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos, the president of the Association of Greek Regions, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, and the president fo the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece, […]
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday urged members of his cabinet and ruling New Democracy MPs to deposit half their salary into a special account to fight the coronavirus for the next two months. The prime minister said he was confident that other parties will follow suit.Mitsotakis’s posted the following message: “As the government was […]
The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday announced her decision that, for the next two months, she will deposit half her salary in the special coronavirus account, as a minimum sign of her solidarity with the difficult conditions Greece is experiencing due to the coronavirus crisis.
SYRIZA deputies Effie Achtsioglou, Euclid Tsakalotos and Nikos Pappas on Monday called on the government to stop presenting “half measures” and to draw up a plan for real support to workers, enterprises and the economy. In a joint announcement on Monday entitled “the torment of the weekly announcement of additional but insufficient measures,” they noted […]
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Turkish authorities on Friday evacuated hundreds of migrants from Turkey’s land border with Greece. The migrants were among an estimated 10,000 that had gathered at the border hoping to cross into Greece and Europe after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government had said last month it would not prevent them from leaving. Turkey had […]