Tsipras bids farewell to MoU, eyes new start for Greece and SYRIZA

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras delivered on Tuesday his long-awaited speech to mark the end of Greece’s third bailout, suggesting the country has a chance to make a new start after completing more than eight years under EU-IMF programmes.

As had been rumoured, Tsipras spoke from the Ionian island of Ithaca. The location was chosen intentionally as it acted as a natural book-end to the speech delivered by George Papandreou in April 2010, when he announced that Greece had asked for its fir...

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