Mitsotakis vows to ‘fix sins of past’ during new term
Re-elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has pledged his conservative government would "fix the sins of the past" and over the next four years cut taxes, boost wages and pensions, and repay bailout debts earlier than expected.
Mitsotakis, 55, won 158 seats in the 300-seat parliament in a June 25 national election, securing a clear majority to push ahead with his plan.
The leader of the center-right New Democracy party said in his first parliamentary address since the election that his party received a mandate to move fast with reforms.
Mitsotakis pledged to help the country achieve robust growth, regain this year an investment grade credit rating after 13 years and repay earlier than expected bilateral loans from its first bailout agreement with the eurozone.
He promised to give pensioners a one-off annual bonus again this year, extend measures to...