Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister of Greece
 

European Populism in the Age of Donald Trump

European Populism in the Age of Donald Trump

A populist groundswell, newly bolstered by the Italian referendum's results, has found a voice in parties on both ends of the political spectrum

Obama to ask Greece to close its ports for Russian ships

Obama to ask Greece to close its ports for Russian ships

US President Barack Obama, whose presidency will end on January 20 next year, plans to ask Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to close Greek ports for Russian warships. It is expected that this request will be …

 Russian gas pipeline via Greece is economic project

Russian gas pipeline via Greece is economic project

Greece is determined to implement a project on the delivery of Russian natural gas to Europe, an adviser to the Greek Prime Minister, Dimitris Velanis, said.  The gas pipeline from Russia to Europe through …

Dvorkovich: restoration of Russian-Turkish relations opens  great prospects

Dvorkovich: restoration of Russian-Turkish relations opens great prospects

The restoration of the relations between Russia and Turkey provides an opportunity for the development of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), the Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said at a meeting with Greek Prime Minister …

Tspiras hopes #039Club Med#039 to soften EU austerity

Tspiras hopes 'Club Med' to soften EU austerity

There is no European convergence when disparities exist, Tspiras says

Italy in fightback against German-led EU austerity

Italy in fightback against German-led EU austerity

Mediterranean countries are forming a new anti-austerity alliance against Berlin

Russia ready to consider restoring relations with Turkey

Russia ready to consider restoring relations with Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that he was ready to consider restoring relations with Ankara, but that would require a first step from Turkey, Daily Sabah reports. "Russia also wants to restore …

Putin: Russia and Greece have good prospects for economic cooperation

Putin: Russia and Greece have good prospects for economic cooperation

Russia and Greece have good prospects for the development of economic ties, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday at a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Tass reports. …

Putin to visit Greece at the end of the week

Putin to visit Greece at the end of the week

Russian President Vladimir Putin will fly to Greece at the end of the week, where he will hold talks with the leadership of this country on May 27-28th. ‘’There will be the meetings with President …

Davutoglu promises to bring migration from Syria under control

Davutoglu promises to bring migration from Syria under control

Turkey and the European Union will seek to bring the uncontrolled tide of migrants from Syria into Europe under control, the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said during a joint press conference with his Greek counterpart …

Tsipras: Greece#039s choice is the development of strategic relations with Iran

Tsipras: Greece's choice is the development of strategic relations with Iran

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has stated during an official visit to Iran that the choice of the Greek government is the development of the strategic nature of relations with Iran. "Greece will become an energy, economic and …

Iran and Greece plan to extend energy cooperation

Iran and Greece plan to extend energy cooperation

The official representative of the government of Greece, Olga Gerovasili, said at a briefing today that the government attaches great importance to the visit of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to Iran, which is to …

Alexis Tsipras to visit Iran

Alexis Tsipras to visit Iran

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to visit Iran on February 7-8th, the press service of the Prime Minister reports. A few days ago Greece and Iran signed an agreement on the resumption of oil supplies. It became …

Netanyahu: we continue normalization of relations with Turkey

Netanyahu: we continue normalization of relations with Turkey

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has promised to continue working to normalize relations with Turkey. "Turkey and Israel had great relations years ago," he recalled. "We didn’t want to see them …

Putin named second in AFP ranking of most influential politicians of 2015

Putin named second in AFP ranking of most influential politicians of 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin was rated 2nd in the ranking of the most influential politicians of the outgoing year, according to a rating by the French news agency AFP. The …

Athens prepares for direct flights to Tehran

Athens prepares for direct flights to Tehran

Greece has prepared everything needed to establish direct flights between Athens and Tehran, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said at a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. The …

Tsipras arrives in Tehran in first quarter of next year

Tsipras arrives in Tehran in first quarter of next year

‘‘Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to pay a visit to Tehran in the first quarter of next year. The exact date will be announced by the diplomatic service of the …

Greece and Turkey to unite forces to solve refugee problem

Greece and Turkey to unite forces to solve refugee problem

The fourth meeting of the Turkey-Greece High Level Cooperation Council (SWOT) is to take place at the beginning of February 2016, Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu said at a joint press conference in Ankara, attended by …

Alexis Tsipras arrives in Turkey

Alexis Tsipras arrives in Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will hold talks with the Turkish leadership on the issue of migration and bilateral relations. This morning he will meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople …

Tsipras to visit Turkey in near future

Tsipras to visit Turkey in near future

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has congratulated his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu on the victory of the Justice and Development Party in the elections to the Turkish Grand National Assembly. He also …

Davutoglu and Tsipras discuss refugee crisis

Davutoglu and Tsipras discuss refugee crisis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly in New York.  Among the topics of the two …

Pavel Kandel on results of parliamentary elections in Greece

Pavel Kandel on results of parliamentary elections in Greece

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The Section Head of the department of ethno-political and interstate conflicts at the Institute of Europe, Pavel Kandel, summed up the results of the early parliamentary elections in Greece. On September 20th the second early parliamentary …

Greek debt can never be paid in full

Greek debt can never be paid in full

Someday the issue will have to be settled by more radical means

Tsipras swears oath to President as Prime Minister of Greece

Tsipras swears oath to President as Prime Minister of Greece

Today Alexis Tsipras, the SYRIZA party leader, who won a landslide victory in recent days at the parliamentary elections, has been sworn in as Prime Minister of Greece, Reuters ...

Greeks keep faith in SYRIZA

Greeks keep faith in SYRIZA

Greek radical-left Syriza party holds the lead in the parliamentary elections in Greece with 35.47% of the votes after the processing of 95% of the ballots cast, gaining 145 out of 300 PM mandates. The center-right New Democracy, …

Exit poll: SYRIZA receives 34% of votes

Exit poll: SYRIZA receives 34% of votes

All polling stations have closed in Greece. According to exit polls, the majority of votes received the Coalition of the Radical Left Alliance (SYRIZA) headed by the former prime minister Alexis …

Greek voters prefer SYRIZA, according to exit poll

Greek voters prefer SYRIZA, according to exit poll

According to the first exit poll, at the moment the left-wing party SYRIZA, headed by former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, will gain the majority of votes in the parliamentary elections in Greece, with 32% of the votes …

Greece chooses parliament once again

Greece chooses parliament once again

Early parliamentary elections started in Greece today. Polling stations opened for voting from seven o'clock in the morning local time, which is identical to Moscow time. According to pre-election polls, the coalition of the radical left …

Will new parliamentary elections save Greece?

Will new parliamentary elections save Greece?

In Greece, Alexis Tsipras' government, which did not have a parliamentary majority, has resigned. In connection with this, a constitutional mechanism for formation of the new government was launched: President …

Pavlopoulos accepts resignation of Greek Government

Pavlopoulos accepts resignation of Greek Government

President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos has received the resignation of the government filed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Adressing to Pavlopoulos, Tsipras …