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After Kotzias departure, Tsipras hopes for clear path to elections
While the departure of Nikos Kotzias from the high-profile position of foreign minister is a blow for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, especially as the key diplomatic achievement of his time in office – the Prespes Agreement on the Macedonia name issue – is at a crucial juncture, it is unlikely that it will lead to any material change to the SYRIZA leader’s political plans.
For Tsipras, this week was all about solidifying his partnership with Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, who leads the junior coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL). The prime minister appeared concerned about his partnership with the right-wing poli...
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