Party leaders clash over health on campaign trail

[InTime News]

Party leaders focused on the issue of health on the campaign trial on Friday, with New Democracy's leader saying the issue was a top priority and SYRIZA's leader accusing the conservatives of having a "secret agenda" for hospitals.

Upgrading the public health system is a "non-negotiable priority" and a single-party majority government is the only way to carry out the reforms the country needs, Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Speaking on the campaign trail in Istiaia, Evia, the New Democracy leader said he was "tired of replying to the fake news of the opposition parties, who claim that we supposedly want to privatize the national health system."

"We supported the national health system during the pandemic and we continue to support it. We will hire 10,000 doctors and nurses. We will rebuild our health centers. We will modernize our hospitals, emergency departments....

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