The Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection, Nikos Hardalias made statements after the extraordinary meeting at the Mobile Coordination Center for Operations “Olympus” in Varybombi.
“We had a very difficult night. I hold as a positive that we have not had any loss of human life. The evacuation system worked perfectly. The critical infrastructures endured. The houses will be rebuilt”.
The Prime Minister stressed that as soon as the fire is brought under control, the assessment of the damages will begin.
He also added that the efforts will continue as the heatwave will continue, closing with the wish “the damage to be as small as possible”.