Tsipras sticks to pre-election pledges as eurozone negotiations loom

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: European Union, SYRIZA
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Despite expectations that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras would moderate his goals when announcing his government’s policy programme in Parliament on Sunday, the Greek leader’s stuck almost rigidly to his pre-election pledges, many of which run counter to the policies that the country’s lenders would like to see.

The SYRIZA-backed Avgi newspaper suggested on Sunday that Tsipras would propose a moratorium on all of his planned measures until the summer, by when a comprehensive agreement between Greece and its partners could be reached. Tsipras did not state anyth...

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