early elections

Greece's PM Tsipras: No Point to Early Elections

"Not even one euro measures" is the title of the exclusive interview between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Efimerida ton Syntakton. Asked on the scenarios of early elections, he said he is opposed to that prospect not because he is...

Voutsis: Campaign Policy has Nothing to do With Early Elections

The government and SYRIZA delayed to have direct contact with the people, parliament president and SYRIZA deputy Nikos Voutsis said in an interview with Efimerida ton Syntakton adding that the campaign policy is very useful and has nothing to...

Greek Government Spox Tzanakopoulos: Early Elections Are Not Part of Our Planning

On Monday government spokesman and Minister of State, Dimitris Tzanakopoulos, spoke to Radio Parapolitika where he commented "Early elections are not, in any case, part of our planning. We will not hand over the country to the lenders' demands." He went...

New Democracy Stressing the Need for Early Elections

The decision of the State Council that ruled the law on TV licenses unconstitutional is a significant decision for the country, main opposition New Democracy (ND) said in a statement. "The tender-parody was cancelled. The law on TV licenses belongs...

Mitsotakis Prefers Early Elections to Ecumenical Government

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his concern over NATO's involvement in patrols in the eastern Aegean aimed at cracking down on migrant smuggling, speaking during a television interview Monday evening. "I went to Brussels and did...

Early Elections on Horizon for Greece?

With Greece in the grip of mass protests against the government’s plans for an overhaul of the country’s pension system and additional austerity measures, the prospect of early elections looms on the horizon. Greece’s controversial Minister of Defense Panos Kammenos...

What Is Wrong With the System?

What is wrong with this flawed democracy that we all brag about and praise as an ideal system of government but fails to provide? What is wrong with such a system that ultimately encourages corruption at the expense of the...

Greek Government Resigns; PM Tsipras Calls Snap Elections Asking for a Fresh People's Mandate

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced early elections on September 20 asking Greek people to give SYRIZA a fresh mandate for a "free, democratic and socially just Greece." In his 14-minute speech Tsipras reviewed and praised the Greek government's work...

ND Leader Samaras: 'Election Speculations Are Nonsense'

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Antonis Samaras said on Thursday, June 4 that speculations over elections are nonsense. Samaras also called on Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to participate in a wide national consensus. Samaras also noted that Tsipras’...

Greek President Papoulias to PM Samaras: The Big Moment has Arrived [Video]

The Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, received the outgoing President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, at his office earlier today in order to agree on the current Parliament's dissolution, ahead of the upcoming snap general elections, that according...