Kyriakos Mitsotakis

#MeToo Greece: PM Vows to Apply Stricter Laws for Sexual Abuse

Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that he will bring about new legislation to tighten sex abuse laws and help victims, while endorsing the #MeToo movement. 

Greek PM Mitsotakis Under Fire for Breaking Lockdown Rules — Again

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has come under fire from opposition parties and social media users for apparently breaking the lockdown rules in taking part in a lunch reception attended by dozens on the island of Ikaria over the weekend. Mitsotakis,...

Bare-Chested Greek Prime Minister Goes Viral

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had no idea that his bare-chested photograph while taking his second vaccine shot against Covid-19 would soon go viral. But it did. The Greek Prime Minister received the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on...

Greece Signals Intent to Extend Territorial Waters in Crete

Greece reaffirmed on Wednesday its intention to extend the country's territorial waters to 12 nautical miles in Crete. Speaking in Parliament, during a debate on a bill delimitating maritime borders between Greece and Italy, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said: “Greece can obviously...

Greek Athletes Speak Out after Bekatorou Rape Allegation

More Greek athletes spoke out on sexual harassment after Olympic athlete and sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou opened up recently. The athlete said that when she was 21 she suffered a horrific assault by a much older person involved with her...

Turkish PM Erdogan Doesn’t Rule Out Talks With PM Mitsotakis

Turkish PM Erdogan refused to rule out a personal meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis when speaking with reporters on Friday after he attended prayers. “In all our talks (with European leaders), we have always had a positive approach...

Greece Could Ease Lockdown Next Week, PM Mitsotakis Says

Greece is successfully dealing with the second wave of Covid-19, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday, announcing that authorities could ease some restrictions and reopen shops as early as next week. Opening the debate in Parliament on the course of...

Greek Cabinet Reshuffle: The New Government Makeup

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reshuffled the Greek cabinet on Monday.

Greece Starts Coronavirus Vaccination Operation

It is official: the first coronavirus vaccines were administered in Greece and across the European Union on Sunday, December 27, 2020. A new, brighter chapter gradually begins, offering a glimpse of hope to all those who have suffered so much...

Greek President, PM, Officials To Get COVID-19 Vaccines on Sunday

In a symbolic gesture, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, will be among the first individuals to get the COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday. Sakellaropoulou is not the only one to be vaccinated on December 27, though, as Greek...