Kasselakis ‘undermining the state,’ gov’t spokesman says

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With his call for the next European and general elections to be overseen by international observers, the leader of the main opposition party is "consciously undermining the state, fifty years after the restoration of democracy," the government spokesman has said.

Pavlos Marinakis was reacting to an article by SYRIZA leader Stefanos Kasselakis in the Efimerida ton Syntakton daily.

"I insist that elections - including the European elections - be conducted with with the presence of international observers and I look forward to the assistance of the European institutions," Kasselakis said in the article, which was headlined "Who trusts that the Mitsotakis government will hold fair elections?"

"No one has ever come to question the inviolability of the elections," Marinakis said, adding that "these voices are dangerous."

"I do not believe that this expresses...

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