Tsipras rallies MPs, marks dividing lines with opposition

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

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stepped up on Wednesday his effort to put distance between SYRIZA and New Democracy in voters’ minds in what many see as a pre-cursor for the political battle to come in Greece over the coming months.

In his first speech to the full SYRIZA parliamentary group since the summer, Tsipras pounced on reports that name of New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s wife appeared in the Paradise Papers published a few days ago.

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