Tsipras confident on pension cuts, reticent on snap elections

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, New Democracy, Pensions, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Amid renewed speculation about snap elections next year, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has insisted that his government will be able to come to an arrangement with the institutions over the pension cuts that are due to implemented in 2019 and then hold out for a full four-year term.

Following his appearance at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Tsipras gave an interview to Euronews in which he insisted that Athens is well within its rights to ask for the pension cuts to be cancelled and expressed confidence that the ...

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