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Reopening of Retail Market in Parts of Greece Suspended

THESSALONIKI — The reopening of retail market in the regions of Thessaloniki, Kozani and Achaia is suspended from Monday, April 5 until April 12, according to the Civil Protection.

Following an extraordinary meeting of the National Committee for the Protection of Public Health against Covid-19 that took place on Friday, and taking into account the particularly worrying epidemiological picture presented by the Regional Units of Thessaloniki, Kozani and Achaia, it was decided to suspend the reopening of retail market in these three areas, the announcement of the Civil Protection said.

Charitsis: Suspension of commercial enterprises huge blow to the government's credibility

SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance's spokesperson Alexis Charitsis on Saturday described the suspension of commercial enterprises in Thessaloniki, Kozani and Achaia as "another huge blow" to the government's credibility, "before they even open, just one day after the announcements for a horizontal opening of retail all over the country."

He accused the government that has no serious planning and that it proceeds to communication tricks. "Dangerous communication fireworks endanger public health, further deepen the crisis in the economy ane eventually exhaust the resilience of the suffering Greek society."

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