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Greek Political Party Leaders Respond to Greek Election Results

  SYRIZA emerged as the victorious political party in the Greek elections on Sunday night with 35.5% of the Greek vote and Greece's political party leaders reacted to the result. New Democracy President Evangelos Meimarakis congratulated SYRIZA for their victory during Sunday. The centre-right...

Greek Elections: Leading Parties Ambivalent About Possible Coalitions

Greek parties continue their election campaigns as polls show that SYRIZA and New Democracy are very close, while SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras claims he will not cooperate with his rival if he doesn't get clear majority. Former prime minister Tsipras...

'To Potami' Leader Foresees No Government Formation in Current Parliament

Potami leader Stavros Theodorakis expressed his belief that no government will be able to emerge from the current parliament because of the way outgoing premier Alexis Tsipras handled the situation, following a meeting with main opposition leader Evangelos Meimarakis who was...

Greek Political Parties React to Snap Elections

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' resignation and subsequent proclamation of snap elections in Greece on Thursday evening, prompted the reaction of the Greek political parties, even before the prime minister's official statement. ANEL Prior to Tsipras' proclamation, the Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos, Tsipras'...

Greek PM Tsipras Attacked by Opposition and His Own Party

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras received a lot of fire from the opposition and several of his own lawmakers on the harsh reforms required for Greece's bailout agreement, despite the fact that a total of 222 MPs voted in...

Greek President Asks for EU Summit on Refugees and Migration

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos stressed on Wednesday the need for an EU Summit for the migration issue during his meeting with "To Potami" leader Stavros Theodorakis. "It is strange that Europe and the UN have not yet taken decisions on...

Phone Conversation Between Greek PM Tsipras and French President Hollande

On Friday afternoon, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rushed out of his meeting with political party leaders. According to reports, the reason behind the sudden exit was an urgent phone call with French President Francois Hollande. The conversation had to do with the current hold-up in...

Greek Defense Minister: This Bailout Deal Is a Coup

The first signs of dismay -but not necessarily of a crack- in the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government regarding the 86-billion-euro bailout deal appeared just a few hours after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed with international creditors in Brussels. Defense Minister and Independent Greeks (ANEL)...

Potami Leader: Alexis Tsipras Kept his Last Promise

The objective has been achieved. The country remains in the eurozone. Alexis Tsipras kept his last promise in spite of all those that wanted us to return to the drachma, stated Potami leader Stavros Theodorakis on the agreement for...

'To Potami' Leader Theodorakis: Europeans Believe the Greek Proposals Are on the Right Direction

The Greek proposals are currently under the European Commission, ECB and IMF microscope, stated "To Potami" leader Stavros Theodorakis after his meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Friday. He also noted that his first impression is that Europeans...