Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has refused to provide answers over the cost of a trip he took to Florida – and bringing a military band.
Attacks on public offices shows the ruling SYRIZA has “surrendered Athens to the mercy of anarchy,” New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
A fleet of buses went to sprawling refugee camp of Idomeni on Greece’s northern border with FYROM to take people there to other camps.
Between the winter weather and a European Union ban on new arrivals, Greece said the invasion of refugees and migrants is slowing.
Bulgaria – as Greece’s other northern neighbor FYROM already has – is planning to build a fence to keep migrants and refugees out.
With Turkey still not taking back refugees and migrants as promised, Greece’s government said it will find shelter for 50,000 as the numbers mount.
Trying to broaden his appeal to workers hard hit by austerity, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis will meet with more of them.
Aid workers on the island of Lesbos protested planned deportations of migrants and refugees from Greece that will start in April.
After human rights and medical groups left refugee detention centers in Greece to protest a European Union swap deal with Turkey they called unlawful, Greek Health Minister Andreas Xanthos said the muddy camp at Idomeni at the FYROM border should be evacuated.
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Parliament should discuss whether the government can handle the growing refugee invasion.