The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Greek Police officially rejected in their entirety the allegations of Turkey about the death of a 43-year-old Turk in Evros from a fire that came from the Greek side. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said that "the Ankara delegation, responding to a relevant emergency move to which it was summoned today to the Turkish Foreign Ministry, rejected in its entirety the Turkish allegations regarding an alleged incident in Evros. "He pointed out to the Turkish side the obligation of the latter to guard its borders and not to allow the action of traffickers and illegal immigration". The announcement of the Greek Police is similar.
The Valley of the Butterflies in Rhodes is being evacuated as a precaution due to the fire that has broken out in the Pantanassa area of the island.
30 firefighters, 12 vehicles, 3 helicopters and the Beriev-200 are operating in this area. Volunteer firefighters and water carriers provide assistance.
Very strong ground and air firefighting forces are operating today for the second day in a large fire in Aegialia, Achaia, which presents a better picture. Efforts are currently focused on a ravine with small outbreaks above Lampiri, away from a residential area.
As of tomorrow, the recording of the damages caused by the big fire in Ziria will begin, as estimated by the mayor of Egialia, Dimitris Kalogeropoulos. Speaking to ATHENS 9,84, Mr. Kalogeropoulos spoke of huge damage to homes and crops.
A fire broke out a while ago around the village of Kotronia in the Municipality of Soufli, threatening houses even though the village is uninhabitable during the year. Note that Kotronia is within walking distance of Dadia National Park.
Another fire has broken out in a forest area in the area of Paradisi, Agrinio. Operating ground and air forces.
The heat is expected to peak tomorrow and Tuesday, with the mercury reaching or even exceeding 46 degrees Celsius in some areas, according to the latest data quoted by meteorologist Michalis Sioutas speaking to ATHENS 9,84. The Minister of Environment and Energy, Costas Skrekas, appealed to the citizens to reduce the unnecessary consumption of electricity in the next 24 hours, who convened an extraordinary meeting of the Crisis Management Group for the adequacy of the electricity system.
Three air-conditioned rooms of the Municipality of Athens are open today to protect vulnerable citizens from high temperatures. These are the Friendship clubs in Neos Kosmos, Kolokynthos and Lamprini. Admission to the organized beaches of Akti Vouliagmeni, Asteras Vouliagmeni and the first Akti Voula is free today as well as tomorrow.
The two police officers are also facing possible criminal responsibilities, who, although they received a high priority signal, did not even get off the patrol car when they arrived at the apartment in Daphne, where the murder of the 31-year-old by her husband was committed. The head of the Athens Prosecutor's Office, Sotiria Papageorgakopoulou, issued an order for a criminal preliminary examination on the occasion of what came to light about the actions that the police allegedly failed to take.
The 47-year-old from Albania is expected to be brought before the prosecutor tomorrow, who stabbed his 36-year-old wife late last night, when she asked him to divorce her. The new incident of domestic violence occurred this time in Ialyssos, Rhodes. The woman was taken to the General Hospital of Rhodes, where she is being treated.
And the weather…
Clear for tomorrow in Attica. Temperature from 26 to 42 degrees Celsius.