Politics of Greece

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.

Editorial: The scandal and the conspiracy

Former PM Alexis Tsipras told Parliament that his alternate justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos has been turned into a scapegoat.

He believes the Novartis scandal was properly handled legally and morally and that there is no indication of a conspiracy or manipulation of the judiciary.

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House reveals politicians' incomes

A parliamentary committee published the source of wealth declaration ("pothen esches") of politicians and other public servants on Thursday for 2016, 2017 and 2018. 

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis declared earnings of 41,067 euros in 2018 (for the 2017 fiscal year) and 23,000 euros from mutual funds.