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New Greek caretaker government sworn in

Greece is heading for elections.
After the inauguration last night of Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou, the countdown to polls has begun.
Shortly after 13:00 the new caretaker government swore before the President, Prokopis Pavlopoulos.
After taking the oath, will be declared the dissolution of the Greek Parliament and early elections will be launched, according to all the information on September 20.
Last night, Tsipras welcomed the caretaker Prime Minister, Vassiliki Thanou and stated that: 
 “I am delighted to welcome you because I welcome the first female prime minister in the history of Greek democracy. I am sure that both you, and the caretaker government will do your best. I want to wish you the best. I will do everything possible in order the elections to be done with a civilized way, said Alexis Tsipras.
We have before us, a crucial battle, the battle to rebuild the economy and place again the country on its feet and fight against a permanent negotiation which is before us.
“The caretaker government, is mostly conducting for the election to be done fairly. But I think that this government will be faced with critical issues such as immigration”, said the caretaker prime minister, Vassiliki Thanou, conversing with Alexis Tsipras.
She further said that this government will do everything possible to fulfill its mission.
Greece’s new caretaker government which will lead the country to national elections under the leadership of Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou will include the following ministers:
Foreign Minister: Petros Molyviatis
Alternate Minister of European Affairs: Spyros Flogaitis
Interior Minister: Antonis Manitakis
Alternate Minister for Civil Protection: Antonis Makrydimitris
Alternate Minister of Migration Policy: Ioannis Mouzalas
Deputy Minister of Macedonia-Thrace: Filippos Tsalidis
Finance Minister: Giorgos Houliarakis
Alternate Finance Minister: Tryfon Alexiadis
Shipping Minister: Nikos Christodoulakis
Alternate Shipping Minister: Christos Zois
Alternate Tourism Minister: Alkistis Protopsalti
National Defence Minister: Ioannis Giangos
Education Minister: Frosso Kiaou
Alternate Culture Minister: Marina Lambraki-Plaka
Productive Reconstruction Minister: Ioannis Golias
Alternate Environment Minister: Constantinos Mousouroulis
Alternate Agricultural Development Minister: Dimitrios Melas
Justice Minister: Dimitris Papangelopoulos
Labour Minister: Dimitris Moustakas
Health Minister: Athanasios Dimopoulos
State Minister for Combatting Corruption: Panagiotis Nikoloudis
State Minister: Eleftherios Papageorgopoulos
Government Spokesman: Rodolfos Moronis
Source: ANA-MPA