Additional measures and interventions to alleviate households from the wave of price increases that hit the global economy, announced the government spokesman, Giannis Oikonomou. These include the possibility of paying the electricity bills in installments, the doubling of the Social Solidarity Income, the abolition of the solidarity contribution before 2023, but also the further reduction of the tax advance. Regarding the victims of the severe bad weather, Mr. Oikonomou assured that the government is launching immediate compensations and targeted actions.
The authorities are now focusing on the work of rapid restoration of the great disasters caused by the bad weather "Ballos", mainly in Western Greece and central Macedonia. Specific sections of the road network of Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia remain closed to traffic.
In Ithaca, which has been hit hardest by the severe phenomena and major disasters have occurred, the Minister of Civil Protection, Christos Stylianidis, who conducted an autopsy on the island, described the images of destruction as shocking, emphasizing that restoration work will proceed immediately. Today he visits the island of SYRIZA.
In Agrinio, the mayor requested that the municipality be declared a state of emergency. Technical scales record the damage caused to houses and infrastructure, while from today there will be a special office for the requests of flood victims.
Turkey's provocative and illegal actions are expected to be addressed at tomorrow's European Union Foreign Affairs Council by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, following new inflammatory statements from Ankara. The Vice President of Turkey, Fuat Oktay, said, among other things, about Cyprus that "it is an island, which has been Turkish since 1571".
It is only a matter of time before Ugur χahin and λέzlem Türeçi, 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.
And the weather…
Cloudy skies temporarily increased in Attica, with the possibility of temporary local rains. Temperature from 15 to 22 degrees Celsius.