Soldiers' return from Turkey provides Tsipras with timely boost

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Kammenos, SYRIZA, Tsipras, Turkey

Alexis Tsipras’s government received a much-needed boost ahead of the August 15 national holiday in Greece as Turkey announced the release of the two Greek soldiers it had been holding since March.

In what has become a difficult summer for the prime minister, largely because of the disastrous fire in Mati last month, the soldiers release was a huge relief for the coalition. The government had been under constant pressure from its opponents about t...

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