Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a televised message on Wednesday evening that his ruling New Democracy party will propose Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou as a candidate for the position of the President of the Republic.
PM Mitsotakis announced the candidate following days of speculation and numerous scenarios.
Sakellaropoulou, 64, was born in Thessaloniki. She is a Greek Judge who has been serving as President of the Council of State since October 2018. She is the first female president in the history of the Greek Supreme court.
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