The former MP, otherwise a member of Prime Minister Mitsotakis' New Democracy, based his assessment on talks with several ministers from the Greek government.
"History, faith and friendship bind us to Serbia. I believe in the government of Prime Minister Mitsotakis, which keeps its old friends and makes new ones," said Mayor of Katerini Koukidimos.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce on Wednesday (2 June) the details of a project which aims to transform the island of Astypalaia in the southeastern Aegean Sea into Europe's "Green Island".
The objective is to have all of Astypalaia's daily activities run on renewable energy, from electricity to transport.
Seven ruling New Democracy MPs have sent a letter to Deputy Minister Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias challenging the government's decision to ban music at restaurants, cafes, and bars which re-opened today after being shut down for six months, and asking it to revoke the measure and postpone the 22:45 curfew until midnight.
In spring, 2012, then TV reporter and producer of the show "Protagonistes" (protagonists), and later founder of the now defunct To Potami (the river) party, Stavros Theodorakis, in the context of contacts with other parties ahead of elections arranged an interview with Alexis Tsipras regarding Syriza's aims and prospects.
Gas canisters exploded Tuesday in an attack that damaged the entrance of the home of New Democracy lawmaker and ex-journalist Konstantinos Bogdanos and his car parked outside.
According to initial reports, the incident occurred at 7.45 p.m. in the northern Athens suburb of Kifissia.
His wife's car was also damaged by the blaze created by the explosion.
Governing New Democracy still has a double-digit lead over SYRIZA, a public opinion poll released by Pulse showed on Thursday. It gave the center-right party a 39% approval rating, against 23% for the leftist opposition, though both parties slipped one percentage point compared to Pulse's December 12-16 poll.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in an address to his New Democracy MPs stressed the need to bolster «national self confidence» which he said has characterised the country's response to severe challenges from the COVID-19 epidemic to foreign affairs.
Mitsotakis offered his views on Greek-Turkish relations and stressed the need for the exploratory talks.