Peru's Congress pushes Cabinet confirmation vote to Friday, extending uncertainty
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ATHENS (Reuters) -Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will reshuffle his cabinet on Tuesday, his office said, adding new faces after criticism of the government's handling of wildfires this summer although key ministers are expected to stay on. © Reuters/LOUIZA VRADI Trilateral Meeting between Greece, Cyprus and Jordan
Thousands of hectares of forests were charred by fires which burned for days across Greece in August, forcing thousands of people to evacuate and destroying thousands of homes and businesses. One person was killed by the fires and another died helping prepare defences.
Greek health care workers protest compulsory vaccinations
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of Greek health care workers, accompanied by ambulances with sirens blaring, marched through central Athens on Thursday to protest regulations mandating coronavirus vaccines for anyone working in their sector. Under the regulation, which went into effect Wednesday, any health care worker who isn't vaccinated against COVID-19 or hasn’t recovered from the disease within the last six months will be suspended from work without pay. © Provided by Associated Press Paramedics with ambulances take part in a rally in Athens, Greece, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.
In a bid to defuse growing public anger at delays and breakdowns in the government's response, Mitsotakis, whose conservative government took office in July 2019, has apologised publicly and promised that mistakes would be rectified.
The new cabinet will be announced by government spokesman Giannis Oikonomou at 0800 GMT, Mitsotakis'office said.
The reshuffle will come a few days before Mitsotakis outlines his economic policy for next year in an annual keynote speech at the opening of the International Trade Fair in Thessaloniki.
(Reporting by Angeliki Koutantou; Editing by Edmund Blair)
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