Tsipras and Mitsotakis gear up for economy pledges, with eyes on fiscal targets

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

As Alexis Tsipras finalises his speech for the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday, his government is fending off accusations that the prime minister is preparing to make pre-election handouts and insists that any pledges made will be within the fiscal targets Greece has agreed with its lenders.

SYRIZA-friendly Avgi newspaper provided on Thursday fresh details about what promises Tsipras is likely to make when he appears in Thessaloniki. According to the publication’s unnamed sources, Tsipras is set to announce a package of measures designed to...

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