Tag: Alexis Tsipras
Balkans 27.05.19 | 21:38

Tsipras: We lost a battle but the war still lies ahead

SYRIZA lost a battle but the war still lies ahead, Greek Prime Minister and party leader Alexis Tsipras said on Monday, addressing the Central Committee meeting following the sweeping losses experienced in Sunday’s Europarliament, regional and local elections. Thanking the voters who supported him,...

Macedonia 11.04.19 | 10:05

They make a parody of the Nobel Peace Prize

Presidential candidate Gordana Siljanovska Davkova addressed Wednesday the citizens of Karposh. Siljanovska Davkova stressed that SDSM and Zaev have a no state or democratic relationship in Macedonia, that is, as she said there is no rule of law in Macedonia, that is not possible with an independent...

Macedonia 05.04.19 | 14:57

Greek media: Many ministers to honor us dressed in the colors of the Greek flag – We adopted North Macedonia

How do the Greeks see the visit of their prime minister Alexis Tsipras to Skopje and bilateral relations? Many ministers to honor us dressed in the colors of the Greek flag, here, see the Minister of Defense, standing next to our flag. More or less we have adopted them, that is, we have adopted North...

Macedonia 02.04.19 | 15:51

Zaev-Tsipras: We must run faster because we wasted three decades

My visit here is the first, official visit by a Greek prime minister to your country. We wasted so much time. We have to run faster, because we’d wasted three decades. We have to bridge all of these gaps and transition from history of wars and a narrative of division. We must try to set up a new narrative...

Macedonia 02.04.19 | 14:41

Tsipras says “Skopje 2014” monuments are part of ancient Greek history

Answering a journalist question about the ancient monuments that were part of the Skopje 2014 project, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that the dilemmas on this issue will soon be closed and that they belong in the ancient Greek history. I believe that by starting the implementation of the agreement...

Macedonia 02.04.19 | 14:24

Protest with Vergina sun flags outside government building

Twenty representatives of NGOs “Makedonium” and “Prerodba”, welcomed Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with a protest in front of the government building. Holding flags with Vergina sun, they say that the only name of the state is Macedonia and that its citizens are ethnic...

Macedonia 02.04.19 | 11:45

Tsipras’s partner received a bouquet of flowers

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in Skopje with his partner Betty Baziana. Tsipras and Baziana arrived at the Skopje airport Tuesday morning, accompanied by ministers in the Greek government. They were welcomed by Minister Radmila Sekerinska and Minister Kreshnik Bekteshi, who gave a bouquet...

Economy 02.04.19 | 10:48

Zaev: We expect huge economic benefits from the Prespa Agreement

North Macedonia will reap “huge economic benefits” from its name-change deal with Greece, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev told AFP Monday. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pays an official visit to Skopje, bringing dozens of businessmen with him. “Big companies with billions in annual revenues are...

Macedonia 02.04.19 | 10:37

Tsipras welcomed outside government’s building with state and military honors

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived at the government building where he was welcomed by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and government ministers with state and military honors. Zaev seized the moment to take a selfie with his Greek counterpart. Tsipras and the delegation accompanying him arrived at...

Macedonia 02.04.19 | 10:29

LIFE: Tsipras welcomed outside government’s building with state and military honors

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived at the government building where he was welcomed by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and government ministers with state and military honors. Tsipras and the delegation accompanying him arrived at the Skopje airport with a government plane at around 09:40 h. They...

Macedonia 02.04.19 | 09:31

Alexis Tsipras arrives in Skopje (Follow Live)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is paying Tuesday an official visit to Macedonia. He is the first Prime Minister of Greece to visit the country. The Greek Prime Minister will be welcomed at the Skopje airport. Follow live his arrival:

Macedonia 07.03.19 | 11:57

Tsipras comes to Skopje, then Zaev goes to Athens for Easter

The Greek PM’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are working on the plans for the visit of Alexis Tsipras to Skopje, which should probably take place at the beginning of April, MIA reports from Athens. At the same time, reporters in Greece, citing their resources, say that after Tsipras’...

Macedonia 02.03.19 | 11:22

Tsipras: I will be the first Greek Prime Minister to visit Skopje

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the desire for dialogue and peaceful coexistence had prevailed over the forces of nationalism in Greece and North Macedonia, while hailing the name deal reached between the two neighboring countries as a “diplomatic masterpiece,” Kathimerini...

Macedonia 16.02.19 | 09:28

Zaev and Tsipras to receive Ewald von Kleist award at Munich Security Conference

Prime Ministers Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras will receive Saturday the prestigious Ewald von Kleist award at the Munich Security Conference, in recognition for reaching the Prespa Agreement. The awarding ceremony will take place at a special dinner hosted by Bavarian Prime Minister, Florian Herrmann. As...

Balkans 28.01.19 | 14:48

Tsipras: The year 2019 will be historic for Greece

The year 2019 will be historic, not only because it symbolises the end of “crisis Greece” but also the start of a new Greece “of the people and the many,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in an article published in the Greek version of the “Economist – The World in 2019” that was distributed...

Macedonia 25.01.19 | 15:18

Zaev to Tsipras: Congrats – we made history together

“Congratulations my friend Alexis Tsipras, together with our peoples we reached a historical victory. Long live the Prespa Agreement! For eternal peace and progress of the Balkans and in Europe!,” posted Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on his official Twitter and Facebook profiles following the...

Balkans 25.01.19 | 10:17

Tsipras: Ratifying Prespa deal a ‘historic step’

The ratification of the Prespes deal would be a “historic step,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in Parliament Thursday, adding that the long-standing dispute had deprived Greece of precious diplomatic capital, Kathimerini reported. Inertia, cowardice and procrastination resulted in more than...

Balkans 22.01.19 | 10:15

With the Prespa agreement we protect our Macedonia, Tsipras says in a video message

“The Prespa agreement is a historic step, not only for the two countries and the wider region, but for the whole of Europe, establishing relationships of friendship, cooperation and stability.” This is the message associated with the new video being presented via the account of the Prime...

Balkans 17.01.19 | 11:30

Tsipras: Our neighbor’s note verbale clarifies that the term ‘nationality’ refers exclusively to citizenship

The note verbale informing Greece that the domestic processes related to the terms of the Prespes Agreement completed by Macedonia reached Athens on Wednesday evening, diplomatic sources told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency. During his address – the last speech before the roll-call vote –...

Balkans 16.01.19 | 12:42

Greek parliament gears up for midnight confidence vote

Greek lawmakers are gearing up for a confidence vote in the left-wing government, which lost its parliamentary majority after its coalition partner walked out to protest a deal to normalize relations with neighboring Macedonia, AP reports. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to narrowly survive...

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