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Former socialist minister Andreas Loverdos has been removed from the post of Movement for Change (KINAL) parliamentary spokesman.
The decision was announced to him Tuesday by the leader of the center-left alliance, Fofi Gennimata.
According to reports, relations between the two had cooled after Loverdos made known his intention to run for the leadership of KINAL.
Another 300 buses will be added to the existing fleet in Athens over the next three months, according to Transport Minister Kostas A. Karamanlis, who also announced that 609 drivers will be hired in January.
Speaking to Parapolitika radio on Friday, he said 1,280 buses are currently circulating on the streets of Athens and 1,100 services have been added per day.