Alekos Papadopoulos anounces formation of Democratic Party

Alekos Papadopoulos, who served as economy and health minister when PASOK was in power, on Monday announced the creation of a new political party.

The Democratic Party will for the time being be led by the rector at the Athens University for Economics and Business, Constantinos Gatsios.

Papadopoulos said that he began planning to form a new party last year.

He said that more details regarding the party’s ideas and policies would be made public in September.