Tsipras ready to stay course on Macedonia name deal despite domestic uncertainty

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: FYROM, Kammenos, Mitsotakis, Parliament, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Ahead of the referendum this weekend in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on the name deal with Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has insisted that he has no plans of jeopardising the ratification of the so-called Prespes Agreement by calling snap elections before Greek Parliament has had its say.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Tsipras said that he is set on seeing the name deal through the House in Athens (if it is approved in FYROM) even if this means that his alliance with Independent Greeks (ANEL) and its leader, Defence Minist...

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