PM Mitsotakis Welcomes EU Decision on Natural Gas Price Cap

December 19, 2022

ATHENS. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis welcomed the European Energy Ministers’ agreement to cap natural gas prices, calling it ‘another milestone’ in protecting citizens from the price spike following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

In a social media post, the Greek PM said, “Today is another milestone in our long effort to shield our citizens and businesses from excessive gas prices caused by Russia’s invasion in Ukraine. The market correction mechanism – a Greek proposal submitted 9 months ago – has finally been adopted by Europe’s energy ministers.”

He added, “The market correction mechanism sends a clear message than when markets fail, governments will step in. We will not allow our institutions to be weaponized against us. This is an additional tool to help protect our economies from the extraordinary increase in gas prices.”


ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis welcomed the amendment tabled in parliament on Thursday about blocking convicted criminals from running in elections as formal or shadow heads of political party formations.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.