Tsipras hails name deal with Skopje, Mitsotakis declares fierce opposition

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

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Tuesday that Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) have reached an agreement to settle the name dispute that has dogged relations between Athens and Skopje for a quarter of a century.

Despite Tsipras claiming that his government had secured a “good” agreement with his counterpart Zoran Zaev, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis argued it was a “bad” deal and that the SYRIZA-led coalition does not have the necessary legitimacy to ...

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