Dimitris Koutsoumbas

Poll: Mitsotakis is most popular political leader; majority do not want snap elections

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is the most popular political leader in Greece (46 pct), despite a slight decline in his popularity, while the majority (57 pct) of people want the government to complete its term, according to a nationwide poll conducted by Prorata and published on Wednesday.

Greeks united in their determination to protect territorial integrity, Sakellaropoulou says

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday affirmed that all Greeks are united in their determination "to protect our territorial integrity and our country's sovereign rights," however stressing that the nation remains committed to respect for international law and the wish for peaceful coexistence between all the people in the region.

Greek Independence Day celebrations eclipsed by pandemic

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Parliament Speaker Konstantinos Tasoulas, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras, Movement for Change leader Fofi Gennimata and Communist Party leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas (l to r) on Wednesday attended a brief ceremony to mark Greece's Independence Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Parliament.

Mitsotakis, Tsipras to clash on labor issues in House debate

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras will lock horns on Friday morning in a debate in Parliament on, among others, changes to labor issues.

The debate is expected to start at 10 a.m.

The debate was held after Tsipras and Communist Party Secretary General Dimitris Koutsoumbas tabled two relevant questions. 

PM to brief parties amid acrimony

Amid acrimony between the government and main opposition SYRIZA over the outcome of his talks on Tuesday with US President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to brief the leaders of opposition parties on Friday and Monday about the visit, as well as key foreign policy issues.

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