Parties’ race in runup to European elections intensifies

The race for the European elections dominates the political scene after parties unveiled their roster of candidates last week. Political leaders are crisscrossing the country, aiming to mobilize voters seven weeks before the ballot.

On the diplomatic front, Greek and Turkish delegations hold a meeting on confidence-building measures in Athens on Monday. Meanwhile, Athens is closely monitoring tensions in the Middle East, where fears persist that the crisis could spread.

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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit central Greece for the inauguration of the southern section of the E65 motorway. Main opposition SYRIZA leader Stefanos Kasselakis is on a 10-day tour across the Aegean Sea, visiting 27 islands.

Socialist PASOK leader Nikos Androulakis was in the northern port city of Thessaloniki over the weekend, while Communist KKE...

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