Kyriakos Velopoulos

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.

PM seeks consensus on foreign policy, his office says

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis seeks consensus on major issues, especially those that concern foreign policy, his office said Friday after the completion of a series of meetings with the leaders of opposition parties during which he briefed them on the results of his visit to the United States, where mounting tension with Turkey topped the agenda.

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.

PM, opposition leaders to discuss voting rights for Greeks abroad

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will meet with the leaders of the opposition on Friday in a bid to find common ground over a government bill that will facilitate the vote of Greeks living abroad.

The main aim for Mitsotakis is to secure an overwhelming majority of two-thirds in Parliament, so that the provision can come into force in the next elections.

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