Trying to broaden his appeal to workers hard hit by austerity, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis will meet with more of them.
Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras said Greece’s economic crisis was caused by overspending and needed the austerity lenders wanted.
Haris Theoharis has quit as Parliamentary spokesman for the centrist To Potami party for making overtures to the PASOK Socialists it had spurned.
Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras Tsipras has shamelessly reneged on pledges to restore pay, cut taxes, hike pensions, stop privatizations, and hike the minimum wage.
Former minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he would work with voters across the spectrum in a bid to help bring the country out of crisis.
Hoping to revive their party’s sagging fortunes, former interim leader Evangelos Meimarakis and former minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis have come out swinging at each other ahead of the Jan. 10 vote to decide who will take over the New Democracy Conservatives.
Trying to put itself back together again, the floundering New Democracy Conservatives were voting Dec. 20 for a new leader.
Ahead of a Dec. 20 poll to elect a New Democracy leader a feud has broken out between the party’s two previous leaders over who should win.
Former interim New Democracy leader Evangelos Meimarakis is the likely winner of the Conservative’s race to choose a permanent chief.
The fractured New Democracy will finally hold leadership elections on Dec. 20 after a software snafu prevented the polls in November.