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Mitsotakis: ‘We are not destined to live in perpetual tension with Turkey’

"We need a strong government to ensure the continuation of the foreign policy we have pursued towards Turkey in recent years," New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Monday during his visit to the Dodecanese island of Leros ahead of the June 25 elections.

Small illegal building on Mykonos beach demolished

Authorities on the island of Mykonos, southern Greece, demolished on Thursday a small structure built illegally on a beach on the northern coast. 

The building, a small square cement structure with a window door, surrounded by a reed fence, was located on Mersini beach. It had been recorded as illegal and issued a demolition order since 2016, but no action had been taken.