Taxi drivers strike in Athens

Taxi vehicle in Greece
Taxi vehicle in Greece / Photo: EPA / ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS

Taxi drivers in Athens, organized by their union, started a 48-hour strike this morning because of the problems they face in their sector, which means that the Greek metropolis will be without taxi transport today and tomorrow.

The Union says that "the economic management model chosen by the Government targets every type of individual business in the country" and they demand a series of measures, including keeping the VAT at 13 percent.

The taxi drivers with the 48-hour strike are taking part in tomorrow's strike scheduled by the Union of Public Sector Employees on the occasion of the anniversary of the train accident in which 57 people died.

Athens, tomorrow, apart from taxi transport, will also be without metro and tram, and buses and trolleybuses will participate in the strike with interruptions in working hours, while the whole of Greece will be without shipping and rail transport tomorrow, and problems are expected in the air transport as well. , given that air traffic controllers are likely to participate in the strike.

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