Tag: Alexis Tsipras

Greek PM: If Kammenos withdraws support from government I will ask for vote of confidence
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Greek PM: If Kammenos withdraws support from government I will ask for vote of confidence

Panos - Jan 10, 2019

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke about the prospect of calling snap elections for the first time during a television interview on Open TV on Thursday. Mr Tsipras…

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PM Tsipras on Mati fires: I took more than my share of the blame

Panos - Aug 08, 2018

Addressing his cabinet in the presence of the Attica Prefect Rena Dourou, at the Technological Park of Lavrion, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras failed to make any reference…

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Minister of State: Attacks against Tsipras not fair

Panos - Aug 01, 2018

A minister of state on Tuesday clarified that the assumption of "political responsibility", uttered by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last week in the wake of a…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…