European centre-left suggests door is closed to SYRIZA

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: European Union, SYRIZA

The head of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Gianni Pitella, distanced himself on Thursday from the idea of SYRIZA joining the group, apparently leaving the Greek leftists somewhat isolated in terms of European politics.

Pitella met Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the sidelines of the European Union leaders’ summit on migration issues on September 23, fuelling speculation in Greece that the SYRIZA leader was trying to cultivate a relationship with the S&D group a...

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