anti-government protest scheduled to take place outside Parliament in Athens and the White Tower in Thessaloniki at 18:30 on Wednesday has caused major
tension between the government and main opposition party New Democracy.
A number of government
officers have dismissed the demonstration as pointless and being organized by
New Democracy under the guise of a popular protest. New Democracy on the other hand
accuses the government of authoritarianism.
to not be associated with the demonstration, many officers and MPs from New Democracy,
the Democratic Alignment (PASOK and Democratic Left) and the River support and will
attend the two demonstrations.