Jul 09 2019

Greek journalist: Mitsotakis government will tread carefully with Turkey

Elections in Greece are over, bringing to power a centre-right government under Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of New Democracy Party. The day after the elections Mitsotakis named his cabinet, appointing Nikos Dendias (59), a former lawyer, and minister. 

Dendias is seen as a  a 'very experienced politician' who will face 'very difficult times' for Greece's foreign policy amid tensions with Turkey over drilling off Cyprus. Ahval Editor Yavuz Baydar discusses the possible impact of the election results on the tense Greek-Turkish relations with Yannis Koutsomitis, Managing Editor with Kappa News, columnist with Fileleftheros daily.