ND issued an announcement against the mayor of Byron against the mayor of Byron, in which it states that it did not allow a political gathering, which would be organized by a local organization of the party with a speaker Takis Theodorikakos.
In fact, in the announcement he points out that this attitude “provokes every democratic citizen”.
At the same time, he noted that “the mayor of the city, Mr. Katopodis, while he had agreed to cede the space to ND, has a heavy responsibility for extreme anti-democratic behavior, as now he does not allow the rally to take place, leaving a handful of people to occupy the town hall. “States in an announcement the press office of ND”.
“ND emphasizes that the behavior of the mayor supported by SYRIZA provokes every democratic citizen, every reasonable person. This is, in practice, their conception of democracy. “The local organization will normally hold the rally nearby in order to have a practical response to the mayor’s arbitrary and arrogant behavior”, the announcement concludes.
Theodorikakos: “Shame on the anti-democratic methods”
In fact, the Minister of Civil Protection Takis Theodorikakos in a post on Twitter referred to the incident and noted the following:
“No one can put a barrier to free political expression in our country! We are a democratic society and we are the majority. “Shame on Byron for the irresponsible and anti-democratic tactics of his mayor.”