As fears grow about the possible spread of coronavirus in Greece, pharmacies in the northern port city of Thessaloniki have been running out of face masks used to prevent its transmission, state-run Athens Macedonia news agency (ANA-MPA) reports.
The European Commission has called for restraint following clashes between riot police and locals protesting the construction of new migrant detention centers on Greece’s eastern Aegean islands.
Thousands of opposition supporters marched peacefully through North Macedonia’s capital Skopje late Tuesday to protest what they claim was interference in the judiciary by the country’s former prime minister.
The second of the key whistleblowers summoned to testify by the parliamentary committee conducting a preliminary inquiry into the handling of the Novartis bribery case by Greece’s former administration has denied knowing anything about the case.
Despite vehement local opposition to the construction of new closed centers on the Aegean islands and Tuesday’s clashes between residents and riot police, the government insists it does not intend to back down from its decision to go ahead with the plan.
Within the framework of the plan to deal with a possible outbreak of the new coronavirus in Greece, the government will issue a legislative act which will include measures to prevent it from appearing and spreading in the country.
Popular comedy actor Kostas Voutsas, who acted in more than 200 films, plays and TV series in a career spanning over six decades, died on Wednesday. He was 88.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will on Wednesday head to the city of Alexandroupolis, northern Greece, where he will participate in the 4th Greece-Bulgaria High Level Cooperation Council.
Greek business is not hiding its concern about the spread of the new coronavirus, primarily in China and Italy, even though Greek enterprises have yet to feel any major negative impact from the virus.
Christos Staikouras and Bruno Le Maire discussed the implementation of the agreement they recently signed in Paris for boosting investments in Athens on Tuesday.