Mitsotakis slams Tsipras, sticks by election, growth calls

28 May 2016
1190 Views

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 drew the audience’s attention to the sizable lead that the conservatives have established over SYRIZA in some opinion polls and lambasted the government for the delays in concluding the bailout review.

“Mr Tsipras handed over everything and got nothing in return,” he said. The conservative leader insisted that his plan for the economy, based around lower taxes, could lead Greece out if its bailout era.

He said that with the right mix of policies, Greece could grow by 4 percent of gross domestic product each year over the next five years and that this could create 120,000 jobs annually. SYRIZA responded by labeling the opposition leader a doomsayer.

You may be interested

PM Mitsotakis cites Greek Constitution to back mandatory vaccinations
GREECE
shares15 views
GREECE
shares15 views

PM Mitsotakis cites Greek Constitution to back mandatory vaccinations

makis - Jul 23, 2021

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis cited the Greek Constitution in response to those opposing mandatory Covid-19 vaccination during his meeting with…

Who Has Spent The Most Time In Space? (infographic)
WORLD
shares27 views
WORLD
shares27 views

Who Has Spent The Most Time In Space? (infographic)

Panos - Jul 22, 2021

As Russia celebrates 60 years since Yuri Gagain became the first person to orbit the Earth, the state of space travel looks…

What Do Americans Think Of Famous Billionaires? (infographic)
FINANCE
shares28 views
FINANCE
shares28 views

What Do Americans Think Of Famous Billionaires? (infographic)

Panos - Jul 22, 2021

Hot on the heels of fellow billionaire Richard Branson, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is set to blast into space. He…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.