Council of State President resigns!

16 May 2018
357 Views

The President of the Council of State (CoS), the highest administrative court in Greece, Nikos Sakelariou has resigned expressing his objection to the law introduced by Greek Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs (in his capacity as Labour Minister) that slashed pensions, calling it unconstitutional while he also expressed complaints about the leak of the CoS position on the law to the media.

In his statement, he said that he was unable to exercise his duties under the current pressure.

In his live televised address, he warned that the pensions would be further slashed, adding that it would result in the “complete deprivation of all pensioners”.

Mr Salelariou used acrimonious words against the Greek government, criticising the country’s political leadership because, as he explained, he has been constantly passing on the difficult problems to the justice system.

You may be interested

Greece submits request to ESM for early repayment of the IMF
FINANCE
shares20 views
FINANCE
shares20 views

Greece submits request to ESM for early repayment of the IMF

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

Greece has submitted a formal request to the European Stability Mechanism for the early repayment of IMF loans, according to…

9.5%-point lead for ND over SYRIZA in latest Skai poll
GREECE
shares13 views
GREECE
shares13 views

9.5%-point lead for ND over SYRIZA in latest Skai poll

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) fields a nine-percentage-point lead over ruling SYRIZA, based on extrapolated results, in a latest opinion…

Spring finally comes to Greece
GREECE
shares12 views
GREECE
shares12 views

Spring finally comes to Greece

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

Weather is forecast to improve after a rainy period when temperatures in Greece were at levels below the average for…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.