Tsipras focuses on debt relief goal as review resumes in Athens

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Debt, Privatisations, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took to centre stage on Tuesday evening, soon after the second review of the Greek programme resumed in Athens, and used his first televised interview for weeks to strongly defend his government and the agreement it appears to have reached with the country’s lenders.

The premier cited the compromise on labour reforms, the agreement on expansionary measures and the path to exiting the memorandum and the crisis as major gains for the Greek side.

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