Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) leader, Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on PM Alexis Tsipras to refrain from closing the second review and binding the country to a series of new austerity measures. Mr. Mitsotakis urged the Greek PM to lead the country to elections following the negative developments at Thursday’s EuroGroup meeting. In his statement, Mr.
Revelations by the vice-President of the parliamentary committee on media and political financing, and ANEL MP Dimitris Kammenos that “an invisible hand” had tampered with the committee’s finding to present newspaper “Proto Thema” in a bad light, has caused a political storm, with
Major opposition party New Democracy (ND) leads ruling SYRIZA by a 9-point margin the most recent poll. According to the poll, 26.8% of the respondents supported New Democracy, compared to 17.8% who said they would vote for SYRIZA. The survey was conducted by ALCO and published in newspaper “Parapolitika”.
New Democracy on Monday reacted to comments made by Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas earlier in the day in which he accused the conservative opposition of serving the interests of German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
A statement by ND on Monday accused Pappas, a key aide of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, of engaging in "Goebbelsian propaganda."
Opposition party New Democracy (ND) leads ruling SYRIZA party by over 10 percentage points, according to the most recent opinion poll conducted by Pulse and aired on Tv station Action24. 31.5% of the respondents said they intended to vote for ND as opposed to 20.5% who responded they would support SYRIZA, while 38% preferred early elections.