Tsipras claims he is in no hurry to call elections after bailout exit

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

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras indicated on Friday that he is not considering the possibility of calling snap elections later this year despite persistent speculation about the subject.

Tsipras travelled to Thessaloniki to meet local mayor Yiannis Boutaris in the wake of the assault on the 75-year-old politician last Saturday. The visit was designed to show support for Boutaris in the wake of the attack, but national issues soon took o...

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