Tsipras still hopes he can avoid being part of coalition government

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]

Despite opinion polls indicating that the elections are unlikely to produce an outright majority for SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras continues to refuse to countenance the idea of having to form a coalition government after the January 25 vote.

Speaking in a televised interview with Star TV on Monday night, Tsipras ruled out the possibility of a post-election alliance with To Potami, PASOK or the new party formed by ex-Prime Minister George Papandreou, the Movement of Democratic Socialists.

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