Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Gov't announces measures in aid of east Attica fire victims

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas has confirmed a series of measure to help people who suffered injuries and lost their homes in last summer's deadly wildfires in east Attica, confirming pledges made on Monday by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who attended a memorial service in the seaside town of Mati on Tuesday, the anniversary of the event.

Mitsotakis vows stability and credibility, while promising not to defeat expectations

The government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis won a confidence vote (158 to 142) in Parliament on Monday after a three-day debate on his administration's policy statements.

Speaking ahead of the vote, Mitsotakis said his government will "not defeat people's expectations" and vowed to do everything in his power to improve people's lives.

Mitsotakis to announce measures on streamlining state, taxes, Mati

In his final address to Parliament before his government receives the constitutionally mandated vote of confidence tonight, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to make key announcements about disaster relief for fire-ravaged Mati, improvements in the arrangement for payment of delinquent taxes in 120 instalments, and measures to transcend problems caused by the proportional represent

Dendias tells Turkey: Greece does not tolerate threats of war

Speaking ahead of a vote of confidence in Parliament on Monday, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias sought to send a message to Turkey over its increasingly aggressive tactics in the region.

"Greece does not tolerate threats of war," Dendias said. "It's guide is respect for international law," he said.

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