Mitsotakis sees May 26 election

Opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis believes the government will not wait until the last possible time - next October - to call an election, but will move up the polls to May 26, to coincide with the elections for local and regional councils and the European Parliament.

"This will be the occasion to send a message to the government: can't stand you any more, go, we can do better, Greece deserves better," Mitsotakis told supporters in the city of Kozani Sunday.

The New Democracy leader focused on the first measures his government will take, all towards easing the tax burden. He said he would cut taxes and social security contributions, cut the property tax by 30 percent, reduce corporate tax from 29 to 20 percent, and cut VAT on restaurants from 24 to 13 percent.

Other priorities for Mitsotakis is the low birth rate, a "bomb for Greece" that sees the working...

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