Tag: mitsotakis
Balkans 25.05.19 | 18:31

Greeks go to the polls in elections which may affect the future implementation of the Macedonian name deal

Greeks go to the European and municipal elections tomorrow, in a vote that may determine whether the Alexis Tsipras Government will survive until the end of the year or will have to organize early elections. A significant win for the conservative New Democracy could topple Tsipras’ a few months...

Macedonia 05.04.19 | 19:33

Mistotakis: My father warned against the danger of having a Macedonian minority in Northern Greece

Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that his New Democracy party will work to reduce the damage caused by the Prespa treaty. ND is expected to take over the Greek Government later this year, as polls ahead of the general elections give it a solid lead over the leftist SYRIZA party. Asked...

Balkans 19.02.19 | 20:50

Bomb threat in Greek opposition leader’s office

Police officers and a bomb disposal unit were searching the office of main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday evening after a bomb threat was called in. Greek media said the threat came in around 18:45, prompting authorities to cordon off the area.

Balkans 04.02.19 | 11:16

Mitsotakis: The Macedonia name issue is not over

Greek opposition leader and likely next Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, said that the name issue with Macedonia is not over, and that if he has the chance, he will use the right to block Macedonia from joining the European Union. Tsipras gave up our strongest diplomatic weapon and approved that Skopje...

Balkans 01.02.19 | 10:50

Mitsotakis wants Greek elections to be moved forward to May

Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for early general elections to be held in May, ahead of the regular term in October. His conservative New Democracy has a solid lead ahead of the ruling socialist SYRIZA party, and Mitsotakis proposed that the general elections are moved forward and...

Macedonia 30.01.19 | 14:01

Mitsotakis accuses Tsipras of dividing Greeks on the Macedonia issue, and Zaev of refusing to use the new name

Greek opposition leader and likely next Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of dividing Greeks, after Tsipras said that protesters against the deal to rename Macedonia are “extreme right wing populists”. Mitsotakis and his conservative New Democracy party...

Macedonia 21.01.19 | 09:49

Mitsotakis condemns use of tear gas against protesters, will oppose the Macedonia name deal in Parliament

Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis strongly condemned the use of force and tear gas against tens of thousands of protesters who gathered in Athens yesterday to rally against the Macedonia name deal pushed by the Alexis Tsipras Government. The Greek people spoke out today and we all must listen...

Macedonia 11.01.19 | 20:51

Mitsotakis told Merkel his party will not vote for the Prespa treaty

Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Prespa treaty will only create more problems in the Balkans and that his New Democracy party will remain firm and will not vote to ratify it in the Greek Parliament. I explained our positions on the Prespa agreement...