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14.11.2022 / 08:57

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, faced with responding to the persistent and expanding surveillance scandal, with new allegations about officials and others targeted with spyware, has made four main decisions.


07.11.2022 / 07:36

With the clock towards next year’s likely double election already ticking, it is becoming clearer every day that the result will hinge on the state of the economy.


30.10.2022 / 15:55

Kathimerini understands that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis urged US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in a phone call last Monday, to put pressure on the Tripoli government to come to the table and discuss the demarcation of the two countries’ maritime jurisdictions, including their respective exclusive economic zones.


10.10.2022 / 07:54

The Greek government sees last week’s signing of a preliminary hydrocarbon exploration agreement between Turkey and the Tripoli-based Libyan government of Abdulhamid al-Dbeibah as a possible prelude to aggressive moves by Turkey to dispute its sovereignty over parts of the Mediterranean, most likely south of Crete.


03.10.2022 / 07:50

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his close aides are convinced that tensions with Turkey will remain high at least until the elections that both countries face around the middle of next year.


26.09.2022 / 00:08

With the special Parliamentary committee inquiry into the recent wiretapping affair approaching its conclusion, the government is reportedly considering a ban on the circulation of Predator-type surveillance software, as part of a package of recommendations.


05.09.2022 / 11:00

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will continue to govern through a restrained circle of trusted aides in the runup to next year’s double election, although he will consult with his ministers more often.


30.08.2022 / 08:44

As the noise surrounding the wiretapping affair intensifies, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reportedly plans to highlight the strong dilemmas facing the country during his keynote speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) and send the message that the government will see out its four-year term in office.


16.08.2022 / 07:59

Amid the backlash of the wiretapping affair, with the attempted bugging of Socialist leader Nikos Anrdoulakis’ mobile phone, the government is seeking to ascertain the new political landscape the case is leaving in its wake. 


18.07.2022 / 08:05

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his closest advisers have decided that mitigating the effects of the energy crisis should be their top priority.


04.07.2022 / 09:52

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has returned from last week’s NATO Summit aware that international developments may decisively determine whether elections will take place in spring 2023, as he has insisted thus far, or as early as September.


27.06.2022 / 09:18

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is heading to the upcoming NATO summit with the text of the conclusions of the European Council in his luggage which calls on Turkey to stop making threats against Greece and to move on a de-escalation trajectory.


20.06.2022 / 10:30

The United States, seconded by Germany, has intervened decisively to keep tensions between uneasy allies Greece and Turkey from boiling over.


16.05.2022 / 07:57

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis arrives in Washington for talks with US President Joe Biden at the White House on Monday with the central aim of reaffirming the strategic relationship between the two countries, entrenching Greece’s role as an emerging energy hub in the region. He will also launch a charm offensive with his address to a Joint Meeting of the US Congress on Tuesday following an invitation from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.