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Interior Minister: I have resigned for family reasons

04/05/2017 09:21
Minister of the Interior Socrates Hasikos has submitted his resignation to President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades.

The Minister has resigned for family reasons.

According to a press release issues by the Presidency, in statements to the press after Wednesday`s Cabinet meeting, Hasikos said that in the past nine months his family has been going through difficult times.

He also said that he had submitted his resignation three times in the past but this was not approved by the President.

“However today, the circumstances do not leave me any other choice. On the one hand there is the government, the Ministry, my excellent relations with the President, and on the other hand the need of my family”, he concluded.