Tsipras tempted to ditch snap elections option and hold on until October

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos
Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos

Although Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had lunch at his office on Saturday with some of SYRIZA’s candidates for the European Parliament elections, the media’s focus remains on the national vote and particularly the date it will be held.

Left-leaning News247 website published a report on the weekend suggesting that Tsipras has decided that the government will see out its four-year term, meaning that unless there is a major surprise, general elections will be held in October. The report ...

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