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New legislation to specify rules for unvaccinated, says gov’t spox 

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New legislation will be drawn out to clarify the framework surrounding  the mandatory vaccination of civil servants, Greek government spokesperson Aristotelia Peloni said on Thursday.

Peloni was responding to a question on an earlier statement by Interior Minister Makis Voridis who said that the existing Civil Service Code is enough to send a non-vaccinated employee to the disciplinary board and no new laws will be required.

“Mr. Voridis referred to the current framework for civil servants. The mandatory [vaccination] is a special framework — a new framework will be submitted that will regulate these issues,” she said at a regular press briefing, adding that employees will not be fired for refusing to comply.