"We are committed to supporting energy consumers in Greece through state aid, but also by encouraging electricity providers to absorb part of the increase in electricity prices," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mistotakis told Bloomberg. during his visit to New York for the work of the 76th UN General Assembly. The Prime Minister estimated that there will be no major increase in electricity prices for the next 3 to 6 months. "We have also submitted a proposal at European level, so that there is a European solution to this problem," the Greek prime minister added.
The main axes of SYRIZA's proposals for a New Beginning in the economy and small and medium entrepreneurship were discussed in detail by Alexis Tsipras, in the meeting he had with the President of GSEVEE, George Kavvathas and the President of the Central Union of Chambers of Greece, Giannis Hatzis.
Mr. Tsipras demanded, among other things, the write-off of part of the debts created during the pandemic, 40 to 60% on average and 120 installments for the rest, redesign of the Recovery Fund resources and the utilization of the Development Bank, interventions to deal with the wave of accuracy and the radical reduction of the Excise Duty on Fuel, to the thresholds allowed by the EU and the abolition of the fee, which is "a horizontal hike, regardless of income, which mainly affects small and medium-sized businesses".
One in two households cannot cover emergencies and more than 3 in 10 find it difficult to pay fixed bills, according to the GSEE Labor Institute. About 17% of households can not afford the heating costs while 12,5% do not manage to have meat, fish, chicken or vegetables of similar nutritional value in their diet every other day.
Drama, Xanthi and Kastoria seem to be close to taking strict measures, as according to the epidemiological map of the country, all three Regional Units went red.
Meanwhile, the strong reaction of EINAP requesting the intervention of the Minister of Health, is caused by the decision of the university doctors, not to treat patients with coronavirus in their clinics. In its complaint, EINAP claims that anyone who consents to the exclusion of Covid 19 patients from public university clinics will be held accountable for exposing patients to risk.
"We are not facing a lockdown, it is not on the government's agenda and in the perspective to go to a lockdown like the ones we had in the past", clarified the government spokesman, Giannis Oikonomou, when asked about the epidemiological picture in Thessaloniki. He reiterated, however, that in areas where there is a critical increase in the size of the pandemic, some measures are required.
Responding to the criticism about the delay in the treatment of monoclonal antibodies, Mr. Economou stressed that the day before yesterday the approval was given by a European organization and next week there will be an amendment that will allow the country to supply them.
"Deeply dangerous", characterized the spokesman of SYRIZA, Nasos Iliopoulos the protocol of 50% + 1 for the closure of schools, which he asked "to change now".
Preliminary investigation to investigate whether the crime of false certificate has been committed was ordered by the Prosecutor's Office of Thessaloniki on the occasion of publications according to which employees of Papanikolaou Hospital presented false vaccination certificates
CHONDROPOULOS OIKONOMOU ELPIDOFOROS
The Greek government expressed its dissatisfaction with the presence of the Archbishop of America, Elpidoforos, at the opening ceremony of the "House of Turkey" in New York in the presence of Mr. Erdogan, but also the leader of the pseudo-state, E. Tatar, Giannis Oikonou. "The program of the prime minister is being formed," he replied about the possibility of a meeting between Mr. Mitsotakis and the Archbishop of America.
With a series of large-scale projects, municipal crews began, last month, the restoration of sidewalks in dozens of city streets.
Chinese authorities are urging local governments to prepare for a possible collapse of the Evergrande group, according to officials involved in the discussions, signaling the authorities' reluctance to rescue what was left of the indebted real estate development company. Evergrande is currently required to pay $ 83,5 million and $ 47,5 million in interest next week.
In ATTICA tomorrow, the weather is generally clear. Winds, north northeast 3 to 4 Beaufort and rapidly changing patients. Temperature in the capital from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius. 20 points this time in GAZI