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Gennimata Blasts Greek Government Over State of Public Transport

ATHENS — From the public bus depot in Renti, opposition Movement for Change (KINAL) party leader Fofi Gennimata on Monday called the workers to join in a struggle against "the attempt of Mr. Mitsotakis's government to degrade public transport, but also against the massive attack launched by the government against workers and their rights."

Gennimata strongly criticised the ruling New Democracy (ND) government, saying that "it continued the policy of the previous government and has continued to undermine the public transport sector."

Referring to the pressure for extra buses and drivers exerted during the pandemic, she accused the government of organising "fiestas" that even involved the prime minister, even though it was then "revealed that the buses do not meet the requirements set by the Court of Auditors or the specifications of the tender and unfortunately continue to run…acting as health bombs."

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