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With resounding win in Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis tightens grip on power

By Niki Kitsantonis

26 Jun 2023 · 4 min read

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  1. Greek voters reelected the conservative New Democracy party, with leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis set to strengthen his grip on power.

ATHENS — Greek voters on Sunday overwhelmingly reelected the conservative New Democracy party, preliminary results showed, setting the stage for its leader, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to strengthen his grip on power with an absolute majority and what he called a “strong mandate” for the foreseeable future.

With his landslide victory, voters appeared to have overlooked his government’s ties to a series of scandals and embraced his promise of continued economic stability and prosperity.

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