Tsipras pushes for revision of constitution, hoping to score political points

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

The prospective of a revision of the Greek constitution is back on the political agenda as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras seeks to strengthen SYRIZA’s progressive credentials and pursue some of its long-held policy goals.

Tsipras wrote to party leaders this week to invite them to engage in discussions about what changes could be made to the Greek constitution. He followed this up by speaking to SYRIZA’s parliamentary group on Tuesday about the alterations that he would l...

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