Security is a prerequisite for development.
Security is a prerequisite for development. The government will not compromise on national security and if it fails to get European funds, it will build a fence along the entire length of the Greek-Turkish border in Evros with national funds, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during a speech to the residents of Orestiada on Friday .
“I want to express my regret that today there are political forces in Greece that oppose this project and introduce amendments and resolutions to the European Parliament so that this technical barrier, the fence, is not financed from European funds,” the Prime Minister said. – minister.
At the same time, he recalled the Turkish hybrid attack against Greece on the Eurasian border three years earlier and stressed that the government had successfully dealt with it.
The Prime Minister expressed his belief that the ruling New Democracy will be the big winner on the evening of May 21 because, he said, “there is no alternative government proposal.”
The election dilemma, he stressed, is “stability and progress or adventures.”
Prime Minister promises a double-track railway line by 2028 in Didymatik
Later, the Prime Minister stopped in the border town of Didymatiha, where he said that the double-track railway line from Alexandroupolis to Armenio, costing more than one billion euros, will be completed by 2028 and will transform the Evros region.
He said that the last four years had led to “unprecedented growth” in the Eurasian regional unit and that this was not a coincidence but the result of successful policies by his government. Citing the great growth potential of Alexandroupolis, Mitsotakis promised balanced growth in the south and north of Evros, adding that this was the reason why he decided to run for elections in the region.
Speaking about the contract to expand the Evras fence by 35 km, which is to be signed on Friday afternoon, he again attacked the main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance for its position on the issue.
The Prime Minister also visited the Didymatikha military hospital and general hospital, where he talked with doctors and staff, visited the children’s, maternity and gynecological clinics.