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PM Tsipras disregards IMF gloomy projections and makes financial promises
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PM Tsipras disregards IMF gloomy projections and makes financial promises

Panos - Oct 12, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras intervened from Thessaly following the bleak projections by the IMF on Greece’s primary surplus. In an effort to bolster the image of the…

EU/IMF rift on Greek debt is hurting country, says Tsipras
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EU/IMF rift on Greek debt is hurting country, says Tsipras

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

A rift between the International Monetary Fund and the European Union on how to address Greece’s debt crisis is damaging for the country, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras…

Tsipras: ENFIA stays in 2017, tax relief from 2018
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Tsipras: ENFIA stays in 2017, tax relief from 2018

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras promised the 246 million Euros collected through the TV licensing tender would be directed towards alleviating the burden on weaker social groups by…

Fiscal targets a priority for government
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Fiscal targets a priority for government

chris1 - Jul 24, 2016

The Finance Ministry is preparing a study it plans to show Greece’s lenders when representatives return to Athens in September for the start of the next bailout…

PM lining up greater powers for president
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PM lining up greater powers for president

chris1 - Jul 10, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to propose that the president of the republic should be given much greater powers as part of the constitutional reform the government…

Greece ‘on right path,’ says EU’s Juncker
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Greece ‘on right path,’ says EU’s Juncker

Panos - Jun 21, 2016

Greece is on the right path to exit the crisis and must take ownership of the reforms program it has agreed with its official lenders, European Commission…

PM Tsipras to meet with Mitsotakis on constitution revision and electoral law
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PM Tsipras to meet with Mitsotakis on constitution revision and electoral law

chris1 - Jun 19, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet on Thursday with leader of main opposition New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis to discuss the constitutional revision and the electoral law. Earlier,…

Tsipras expected to meet party leaders on electoral reform
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Tsipras expected to meet party leaders on electoral reform

chris1 - Jun 19, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with Greek party leaders this week to discuss potential changes to the country’s electoral law, according to reports Sunday. Tsipras is…

Coalition looking to move on from bailout review
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Coalition looking to move on from bailout review

chris1 - May 29, 2016

Over the next few days, the government is hoping to complete the amendments to recent legislation that have been demanded by Greece’s lenders and then shift its…

Tsipras lashes out at New Democracy
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Tsipras lashes out at New Democracy

chris1 - May 22, 2016

SYRIZA leader and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras started his speech lashing out at New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The prime minister accused Mitsotakis of talking about reforms, but…

Reuters: Tsipras demonizes IMF to rally SYRIZA members
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Reuters: Tsipras demonizes IMF to rally SYRIZA members

chris1 - Apr 10, 2016

The leaking of a conference call of International Monetary Fund officials on Greece’s latest bailout review has undermined the trust in debt talks, embarrassed the European Commission…

Government confident of completing bailout review on time
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Government confident of completing bailout review on time

Panos - Mar 21, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held a meeting with senior government officials in his office in Parliament on Monday morning in order to discuss the critical bailout…

Far right is the ‘real threat’ to Europe, says Greek PM
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Far right is the ‘real threat’ to Europe, says Greek PM

chris1 - Mar 13, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says a meeting of left-wing leaders in Paris on Saturday has made progress on a “common front” to tackle the migrant crisis.…

Negotiations between Greece and its lenders to start on Monday
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Negotiations between Greece and its lenders to start on Monday

chris1 - Jan 31, 2016

The Greek government will meet with the representatives of the Institutions to start the negotiations on all open issues on Monday, while talks will be carried out…

Grexit choice explored last year but Tsipras was not convinced
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Grexit choice explored last year but Tsipras was not convinced

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

Before reaching an agreement with lenders last July, the SYRIZA-led government explored a number of options regarding alternative sources of funding and even actively examined the logistics…

PM’s comments on need for accord on key issues fuel speculation
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PM’s comments on need for accord on key issues fuel speculation

Sokratis - Nov 21, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday appealed for “a minimum of political consensus” in a televised exchange with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, a comment that fueled speculation his…

Alexis Tsipras chairs meeting of gov’t economic team
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Alexis Tsipras chairs meeting of gov’t economic team

chris1 - Nov 08, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting of the government's economic team at his offices in the Maximos Mansion, the government headquarters, ahead of intensive talks between…