Tsipras eyes connection with voters through changes to constitution, electoral system

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Parliament, Reforms, SYRIZA

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has suggested that he may put planned changes to Greece’s Constitution, including the election of the president by the people rather than Parliament, to a referendum.

Although the premier has yet to unveil his proposed changes (he is expected to do so before the end of the month), he indicated in an interview with Skai TV that aired on Thursday night that he aims to hold an advisory plebiscite on the alterations that...

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