The government is launching immediate compensations and targeted actions for those affected by the severe bad weather, as government spokesman Giannis Oikonomou assured speaking on SKAI TV. He also announced additional measures and interventions to alleviate households from the wave of price increases that is affecting the global economy.
The need to reduce the excise tax on fuels and VAT on basic consumer goods was underlined by the President of the Athens Chamber of Crafts Pavlos Ravanis in order to address the wave of price increases. Speaking to ATHENS 9,84 and Giannis Theodosis, he stressed that large increases are already recorded in the prices of raw materials, while there are serious shortages in raw materials.
The Minister of Civil Protection, Christos Stylianidis, described the images of destruction in Ithaca as "shocking", as he carried out an autopsy on the island, emphasizing that the restoration works will proceed immediately. In a telephone conversation that the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had with the Mayor of Ithaca, Dionysis Stanitsa, he assured him that from tomorrow, Monday, the compensations will start to be paid. The President of SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, also contacted the mayor of Ithaca. Today he visits the island of SYRIZA.
New inflammatory statements from Ankara, through the Vice President of Turkey Fuat Oktay, who said, among other things, about Cyprus that "it is an island, which has been Turkish since 1571". He reiterated his research on the Turkish continental shelf from the ship "Nautical Geo", and said that "whoever loses his way in the Mediterranean, will get his answer". "If a country plans to take the 'granted step', to attack us, it must take seriously the fact that American troops are stationed in our country," Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias told Kathimerini on Sunday.
"Since March 2020, the Coast Guard has stopped the uncontrolled flow of migrants from Turkey, without even losing a single human life in businesses, mainly in the Eastern Aegean," said Minister of Shipping and Island Policy Giannis Plakiotakis, speaking at the 14th Panhellenic Conference. Union of Coast Guard Officers in Chania.
It is only a matter of time before Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Touretci, the two leading Turkish scientists and founders of BioNTech who developed the Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus, consider the production of vaccines to prevent cancer recurrence. In an interview with Kathimerini, they explain that they have been working on mRNA vaccine technology to treat cancer patients since the late 90s and note that this was the reason why the coronavirus vaccine was developing so rapidly and with such great success.
Free rapid test is still performed today by EODY Mobile Health Teams. In Attica, in the Municipality of Glyfada, in the Street of Poets in Grigoriou Lampraki and in the Municipality of Vyronas, Karaoli and Dimitriou, outside the City Hall.
In the area of Kolonos, the competent cleaning and disinfection services of the Municipality of Athens have been operating since the morning in the context of the established Cleaning Sunday.
In the sports news and today's games of the 6th game of the Super League…
At 16.00: PAOK-Volos and Panetolikos-OFI.
At 20.30: AEK - Atromitos and PAS Ioannina - Olympiacos.
And the weather…
Cloudy skies temporarily increased in Attica, with the possibility of temporary local rains. Temperature from 15 to 22 degrees Celsius.