The River

Mitsotakis briefs opposition leaders Tsipras, Gennimata on developments with coronavirus

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held an e-meeting with SYRIZA's main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras on Monday evening, and later with Movement for Change (KINAL) leader Fofi Gennimata, to brief them on the developments concerning the coronavirus outbreak in Greece.

Gennimata accuses Mitsotakis of ‘blackmailing the people’

By George Gilson

Centre-left Movement for Change leader Fofi Gennimata has unleashed a frontal attack against main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis over his warning that if New Democracy does not receive a strong mandate in the 7 July general election then the country will be led to a second parliamentary election in August, in the middle of most Greeks' summer vacation.

Concerning Potami

The announcement on Tuesday by Stavros Theodorakis that he will be stepping down from the leadership of the centrist Potami party essentially marks the end of a political grouping that came into being during the crisis but did not apply the same tactics as the other protest parties.

To Potami party: The river runs dry, Stavros Theodorakis to resign

Five years after founding the centre-right To Potami (River) party in March, 2014, Stavros Theodorakis has announced his intention of resigning after the party's disastrous showing of 1.5 percent of the vote in the 26 June European Parliament election.

Though a parliamentary party, it finished in ninth place.

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