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In Greece, assessed the situation with fires

ATHENS, 7 Aug Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said the fire situation in the country was improving and pledged to make the restoration of the burned areas a top political priority. Mitsotakis visited the Fire Service Operations Joint Coordination Center on Saturday morning, where he was briefed on the fires that have not yet been extinguished. the press service of the prime minister said. In Greece, dozens of forest fires occur every day in all regions of the country. The extinguishing is complicated by the 40-degree heat, which lasts ten days in Greece. The prime minister thanked the firefighters, volunteers, police, coastguards for the tremendous efforts they made at night to control large fronts of fire, mainly in Attica, Evia, Ilia and Mani. in the Peloponnese. “The situation is a little better today than yesterday. We must continue to make every effort to limit all fires and avoid the risk of re-igniting,” he said. According to the politician, the situation with the power supply of Attica is much better. “I want to once again express my deep sorrow over what happened. Once again, I assure all the victims that recovery will be my top-priority political task,” Mitsotakis said. Greek journalists were attacked during the broadcast of the fires He promised that the burned forests will be restored. “All burned-out areas will be considered reforested … With a lot of effort and, I believe, with the participation of civil society, when this nightmare summer passes, we will focus all our attention on repairing the damage as quickly as possible and restoring our natural environment,” Mitsotakis said. In connection with the catastrophic forest fires in Greece, publications appear that the arson attacks were arranged so that entrepreneurs could get burnt-out territories and build hotels or businesses on the site of forests. Politicians accuse the government that, despite numerous statements, it was not ready for the fire season – there is not enough fire fighting equipment, and part of the existing equipment is outdated, and the fire extinguishing infrastructure is not prepared. In Greece, due to fires, a number of performances in ancient theaters were postponed


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