Tsipras urges SYRIZA MPs to focus on ever-closer MoU exit
PM tries to halt election speculation as poll gap widens
Elections and possible alliances on political agenda again
Pressure mounts on coalition to complete fourth review prior actions
Aegean tension presents Tsipras with urgent domestic, foreign policy challenges
Symbolism takes leading role in political developments
Auctions, strikes trouble Tsipras but focus still on programme exit
The busy few weeks ahead for the government, as well as the sensitivity of some of the measures that need to be carried out, have rekindled speculation about whether the pressure might become too much for the SYRIZA-led coalition, forcing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to consider snap elections even before the third programme has been concluded.
The two MoU-related issues that are causing most unrest within the government are property auctions and the change to the law on strikes, with regard to first-degree unions.
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