Tagged: Kaminis

Athens mayor calls for minister to quit over lawlessness at universities

Alternate Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas accused Athens Mayor Girogos Kaminis on Friday of “political hypocrisy” after the latter’s call for his resignation over the state of the capital’s universities. Toskas said Kaminis’s call was politically motivated and driven by his ambition to play a central role on the country’s political stage. He also said […]

Row between Athens mayor and minister intensifies

A row between Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas intensified on Thursday, after the former reiterated his demand for the latter’s resignation. Speaking on Skai TV, Kaminis repeated a call from earlier in the week for Toskas to step down over his failure to crack down on a spate of attacks […]

City of Athens to rent 200 apartments to house refugees

The City of Athens, with the help of the UN Refugee Agency, is to rent 200 apartments in the Greek capital this year to house migrants. During a news conference on Wednesday, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said that the properties would be used by 3,000 people during the course of the year. Up to six […]

PM Tsipras and Athens mayor discuss ‘solutions for Athens’

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday received Athens Mayor George Kaminis for a meeting to discuss the city’s problems and its decisive role with regard to planned changes in the legal framework for municipal local governments. “We must find solutions for Athens because it is not only a mirror of the country but also plays […]