Tsipras eyes four-year term but snap polls an option after MoU exit

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

Alexis Tsipras has underlined again his intention to see out his four-year term as prime minister or, at the very least, not to call national elections before Greece has exited the third programme next summer.

Speaking to public broadcaster ERT-3 on Wednesday, Tsipras said that his aim is for elections to be held in September 2019 and for it to be an electoral battle about the country’s future. Significantly, though, Tsipras connected the next elections very ...

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