KKE Leader Koutsoumbas: Bill on Public Protest “Outrageous”

ATHENS — Communist Party of Greece leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas on Wednesday criticised the bill on public protest as "an outrageous bill which creates problems for demonstrations, personal freedoms and collective demands".

In statements after his meeting with the mayor of Patras Kostas Peletidis at the city hall , he said that this bill is a cause of war and it will "remain on paper, even if it is approved by the parliament on Thursday."

On his meeting with Peletidis, Koutsoumbas said that "the municipal council of Patras is doing a huge body of work despite the difficulties that the local authority is experiencing in terms of funding and staff shortages, for which the central government is responsible."


ATHENS - While Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was in Washington to meet US President Joe Biden, rival parties insisted he must try to stop the planned sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey.

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PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ Address to the Joint Session of the U.S. Congress

WASHINGOTN - The full text of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ speech to the Joint Session of the US Congress is as follows: Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, Honorable Members of the United States Congress, Ladies and Gentlemen, There is no greater honor for the elected leader of the people who created democracy than to address the elected representatives of the people who founded their country on the Greek model and have promoted and defended democratic values ever since.

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