Mitsotakis presents ND European election candidates
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called on voters to resist the temptation to abstain and vote massively for his party in the May 26 elections to the European Parliament.
Presenting his party's 42 candidates, 42 days ahead of the election, Mitsotakis reminded his audience that, 40 years ago, on May 28, 1979, New Democracy's founder, then-Prime Minister Constantine Karamanlis, signed the agreement for Greece's accession to the then-European Communities "going against public opinion."
Polls consistently show New Democracy easily leading ruling Syriza.
The result on May 26 should be such that it leaves no question about the coming great change, Mitsotakis said, referring to national elections, which must take place by October, at the latest.
It is possible that the government might choose to hold national elections at the same time as the...