Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Alexis Mitropoulos

Greek Parliament to Decide if Former Parliament VP Will Lose Immunity

Greece's Supreme Court decided on Monday to transfer a request to the Greek Parliament for stripping former Greek Parliament Vice President Alexis Mitropoulos' parliamentary immunity so that he can be formally charged with tax evasion. The request had been previously sent to...

Greek Economic Prosecutor Seeks to Strip Immunity of Greek Parliament VP

Greek Parliament Vice President Alexis Mitropoulos is being accused of money laundering and tax evasion. On Tuesday, Greek Economic Prosecutor Ioannis Dragatsis formally asked Greece's Supreme Court to submit a request to the parliament asking that Mitropoulos be stripped of his parliamentary immunity so that...

Parliament Vice President Mitropoulos: 'The Measures Are Harsh and Highly Anti-social'

The measures are particularly severe and highly anti-social, Parliament Vice President and SYRIZA member Alexis Mitropoulos on Tuesday said in statements to private Mega TV and called on Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to seek broader social and political...

Cabinet Members and SYRIZA MPs React Against the New Greek Proposal

The new Greek proposal that includes an estimated 8 billion euros in tax revenues and reforms in pension laws has caused reactions among several members of the SYRIZA coalition government. The reactions ranged from mild to extreme, with some SYRIZA...

Parliament Vice-President: I Will Not Vote for Painful Measures

We are entering the final stretch with the worst public image," SYRIZA deputy and Greek Parliament Vice President Alexis Mitropoulos told ANT1, stressing that at this phase "we have to tell our people honestly that we will implement a...

Greek Parliament VP: Creditors' Text Manifesto of Social Genocide

Parliament Vice-President Alexis Mitropoulos estimated on Monday, during a statement to ANT1 TV, that Greece's creditors are not going to retreat in their negotiations with Athens. "I have the feeling that the creditors will not retreat, that we are in...

Greek MPs Get Interest-Free Loans from Parliament Fund

Greek MPs can get interest-free loans from the Parliament mutual fund with just 50 euros a month deducted from their salaries. 12 lawmakers from all parties except the Greek Communist Party (KKE) have been approved so far and taken interest-free...

Greek Parliament VP: Govt Cannot Accept the Most Harsh Version of Measures

"We are in trouble, on one hand there is the danger of a rift that will lead to a national tragedy and on the other it is the creditors' package, mostly IMF, which is of unprecedented brutality and does not...

SYRIZA Leader Tsipras Promises Restoration of Returnee Expatriates' Pensions

With the representatives of Pontian and Northern Epirus expatriates Federations met earlier today Greek main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras along with the party's MPs Panagiotis Lafazanis, Dimitris Stratoulis, Panagiotis Kourouplis and Alexis Mitropoulos. Among others, Tsipras committed to restore...

SYRIZA MP Refusing Comments on Special Court for Greek Presidential Candidate [Video]

Members of Lucas Papademos' administration, from November 2011 to May 2012, including Greek presidential candidate Stavros Dimas, will face a Parliamentary Examination Committee or even a Special Court, said on Tuesday, while speaking on Greek TV, main opposition SYRIZA MP Alexis Mitropoulos. "It...