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Oikonomou: Citizens Should Observe the COVID-19 Restrictions

December 20, 2021

ATHENS – Τhe new state budget marks Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ decision to build on all that has been achieved until now and to lead the country and the people to development and progress, stated government spokesperson Yiannis Oikonomou on Monday, during a briefing of the press.

“It is developmental, social, reforming and fully consistent with the policy of prosperity and growth we are following. It serves the government’s pre-election pledge to relieve the citizens from burdensome taxes imposed by the previous government, he explained.

On the pandemic, Oikonomou said that the Omicron variant is causing concern in the international community and in all EU countries and he referred to the previous week’s European Council’s results, which emphasised the importance of vaccination, , among others.

He also said that the govenrment asked the citizens to act responsibly and strictly observe the protection measures against the pandemic during the holidays.

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