Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed to an in-depth clarification and an examination of all aspects of the immense tragedy in Mati, in his statements after a meeting with the responsible authorities in Lavrion, concerning the fires.

The Prime Minister also presented a series of interventions for the arbitrary and uncontrolled construction and stressed that the demolition of 3,200 arbitrary buildings and structures located in a seaside areas, reforestable woodlands, national forests and streams in Attica which have final demolition protocols and pose a threat to public safety, will proceed immediately, while the same thing will happen in the rest of Greece.

At the same time, he announced that the government would take immediate action so that the areas affected by the fires will be rebuilt quickly but on a new basis guaranteeing the legitimacy, respect for the environment and the lives of their inhabitants.