SYRIZA shows keener interest in foreign policy as possible elections near

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Elections, SYRIZA
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Seeing the government close to buckling under the pressure of having to meet the troika's targets, SYRIZA's Alexis Tsipras chose to inflict his own kind of pain on Wednesday, when he claimed that a leftist government would not be bound by the demands made by Greece's lenders.

"A SYRIZA government will not accept prior actions or actions that are being presented as a fait accompli," Tsipras said in a speech to party MPs. "The continuation of the state is one thing, the continuation of the memorandum (of understanding) is quit...

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