Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in on the Bible before the Orthodox clergy on Monday [July 8th]. The new Greek prime minister is a conservative. He repeated it in his victory speech, he wants to make his pride in the country. "I want a strong Greece that has confidence in her, who will claim in Europe what she deserves"he said in the evening of his victory Sunday.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis wants to embody the renewal in Greece, he who is nevertheless the descendant of a large political family. His father was prime minister in the early 1990s, his sister foreign minister and his nephew is the current mayor of Athens. Nicknamed "the prince" by his detractors who denounce a return to nepotism, the large families who have long shared power in Athens. A graduate of Harvard, in the United States, he promises an economic rebound: fewer taxes, more investment, more jobs. This is what many Greeks are hoping for today. But can Kyriakos Mitsotakis do better than his predecessor Alexis Tsipras who wanted to break with the rule of big families?
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