The mayor of Mykonos island filed a complaint against the former Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas and the chief of Hellenic Police at the Supreme Court (Areios Pagos) on Wednesday, over lack of adequate police staff on the cosmopolitan island.
In an emotionally charged speech, former Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas thanked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for his inclusion in the government, while speaking at the handover ceremony of the ministry on Saturday.
"Responsibilities have a name: Alexis Tsipras. Neither he nor the government have the courage to accept them, eleven days after the tragedy," said New Democracy in a tweet.
"The bravery of a general is not measured just at the time of battle but also at the time of the review," said Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a tweet after the resignation of Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas.
Just after standing down from his position on Friday, Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas thanked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for the trust he had shown him.
Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Thursday that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has given instructions for this week's deadly fires to be fully investigated.
Policing of the central Athens area of Exarchia will pick up after the completion of work in western Attica, said Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas on Wednesday.
"Some years ago the slightest success of the Greek police was the main topic of the front page of the newspapers, but now it is an every day case," Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas said on Tuesday in an interview with the…
Law enforcers will be policing Greek streets on bikes in ten more cities across the country, bringing the total number to 17, said Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas on Wednesday.
The tender for the issue of new Greek identity cards in line with stricter EU standards is a matter of days, Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas said in parliament on Thursday.