Tsipras calls for more state intervention in energy sector as hopes for EU solution dwindle

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: EC, Energy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Image: www.syriza.gr
Image: www.syriza.gr

As the European Commission is widely expected to announce a compromise proposal for tackling rising gas prices, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has called for bolder initiatives at the national level to contain prices and bolster energy security.

Speaking at a book launch for his energy advisor Professor Nikolas Farantouris, Tsipras criticised the New Democracy government for its energy policy which, he said, “surrendered the country to the risk of imported natural gas” and resulted in some the ...

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