Hope for new government in Greece
15 July 2019 | 8:08 am
Change of government in Greece: Many people have high expectations of the new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. These include the fishing family Labadarious and the unemployed Vicky Paraskevou. DW has spoken with both of them.
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