Tsipras looks to recovery, sidesteps review concerns

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

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras began on Tuesday his latest effort to focus attention on a positive narrative for Greece, which is a message he hopes that he can carry into the autumn.

On a visit to the Papastratos tobacco factory near Athens, he claimed that growth is on course to reach close to 2 percent of GDP this year (the budget foresees growth of 1.8 percent) and that the unemployment rate could fall below 20 percent next year.

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