Tsipras targets opposition in debate but parliament speaker steals the show

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA

A parliamentary debate about Greece’s negotiations with its lenders failed to produce any substance on Monday night but was notable for a clash between house speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou and New Democracy.

Despite the debate being called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, he failed to show his cards during the discussion, which lasted more than four hours. Tsipras’s two main aims seemed to be to put the opposition parties in an awkward position and to appe...

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