Tsipras and Mitsotakis head in opposite directions over talks with Skopje

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Kammenos, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis took completely different paths over the Macedonia name issue on Wednesday in what appears will be a major political battleground between the government and the opposition over the months to come.

Tsipras met with Zoran Zaev, his counterpart from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), in Davos and the pair appeared to agree to move the UN-mediated talks between the two countries forward at a faster pace. UN mediator Matthew Nimetz is ...

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