Tag: Alexis Tsipras
Balkans 01.11.19 | 11:24

Tsipras to Mitsotakis MPs: Your leader will beg VMRO leader not to reject the agreement we signed

Former Greek Prime Minister and now leader of the opposition SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras, while discussing new asylum law in the Greek Parliament, speaking on national issues, also referred to the Prespa Agreement, saying they are proud of the solution between the two countries and at the same time criticized...

Macedonia 17.10.19 | 10:28

Tsipras to Juncker: It’s matter of international credibility for EU to decide to start accession negotiations with North Macedonia

It is a matter of international credibility for the EU to decide on the Summit to set a date for the start of accession negotiations with North Macedonia, former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at their meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, according...

Macedonia 30.09.19 | 12:24

Zaev and Tsipras to meet in Skopje this afternoon

Former Greek Prime Minister and leader of SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras is due to arrive in Skopje today and will meet with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in the afternoon, the Greek opposition party said, MIA reports from Athens. Tsipras on Tuesday will attend a Western Balkans conference organized by “The Economist”, and...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 10:34

Tsipras to take part at Skopje conference

SYRIZA leader and former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will pay a visit to Skopje next Tuesday, October 1, where he will attend a Western Balkans conference organized by “The Economist”, MIA reports from Athens. The “Enhancing the momentum for European Integration” conference, among...

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...

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