More than 60% of respondents think the government’s decision to send arms to Ukraine weakens Greece’s position — Greek City Times
The Greek people, as polls collected by the Alpha TV channel show, have spoken on several issues, including the government’s decision to send arms to Ukraine.
More precisely, 62% see that things will become difficult for Greece for sending arms to Ukraine, while 67% see the deterioration of Greek-Russian relations, which was clearly indicated by the official spokesperson Russian Foreign Minister Maria Zakharova.
For the war in Ukraine, 53% believe that it will have a negative effect on Greece’s position vis-à-vis Turkey because the crisis favors the latter.
The survey was conducted between March 2 and March 8 and involved 1,026 people.
War in Ukraine
For the war in Ukraine, 53% believe that it will have a negative effect on Greece’s position vis-à-vis Turkey. 29% say there may be a negative effect, 17% disagree, while 3% did not answer.
On the question of whether Greek-Russian relations will deteriorate: 67% answered yes, 22% maybe, 10% no, 1% did not answer.
Regarding sending military equipment to Ukraine from Greece: 62% say it will make Greece’s position difficult, 27% said it will help Greece’s position, 9% say neither, and 3% did not respond.
When asked what the most important issues in life are: 17% said COVID-19, 48% said economy, 1% said neither is important, and 33% said both are equally important.
How will daily life be in the next 12 months: 59% worse, 25% the same, 13% better.
How should the government manage the economy: 44% reduction in VAT on basic necessities, 32% increase in the minimum wage, restoration of social energy tariffs by 5%, 4% emergency allowance, 9% cap on fuel and bread and 6% on the others.
We recall that another poll carried out by Interview on behalf of Politic, one out of two Greeks (51%) is in favor of the Ukrainian side, 34% do not support any camp, while 15% support Russia.
The sympathy of the Greeks for the Ukrainian people is also evident, as the sanctions imposed on Russia are approved by the majority (63%) of the respondents.
The overwhelming majority of Greeks (83%) are in favor of granting a 12-month residence and work permit to Ukrainian refugees.
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