Tagged: calls

Seamen’s union calls new strikes

The umbrella union of Greek seamen, PNO, on Saturday announced a new round of strike action that means ferries will be tied up until 6 a.m. Tuesday. According to reports, the escalation of action came in the wake of concerns over planned changes to a special tax regime applying to those employed in the sector. […]

After Turkish provocations, EC calls on Ankara to respect member states

Turkey’s escalating rhetoric with regard to Greece’s sovereignty over islets in the eastern Aegean drew a stern response from the European Commission on Friday which called on Ankara “to respect the sovereignty of EU member-states over their sea and air space.” Speaking to reporters, European Commission spokesperson Maja Kocijancic said that the EU is urging […]

Mitsotakis slams Tsipras, sticks by election, growth calls

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis repeated on Saturday his call for snap elections and launched another stinging attack on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. “He is an opportunist that will do whatever he can to remain in power and cannot be trusted in Greece and abroad,” Mitsotakis told a meeting of New Democracy’s political committee. Mitsotakis […]

Gennimata calls for inquiry over Stournaras and Varoufakis revelations

Ιn an open letter addressed to the other political leaders in Parliament, PASOK president Fofi Gennimata has called for an inquiry committee to be formed in order to investigate and examine the course of the Greek economy. According to Mrs. Gennimata’s statement, this committee would specifically examine the period since Greece entered the Economic and […]