Tag: Alexis Tsipras
Balkans 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 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 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...

Balkans 10:04

Tsipras on track to win confidence vote as ND leader says coalition breakup staged

The divorce on Sunday between ruling SYRIZA and junior coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) over the latter’s opposition to the Prespa agreement with Macedonia amounted to nothing more than a trade-off which will work in the government’s favor in Wednesday’s confidence vote, according to...

Balkans 15:16

Greek parliamentary row over Macedonia name change as Alexis Tsipras calls confidence vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras Sunday called an “immediate” no-confidence vote in parliament over the resignation of a top minister opposed to the country’s name change deal with Macedonia. “We will proceed immediately to the renewal of the confidence in our government by...

Balkans 12:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sparks violent clash in Athens

Protesters have clashed with police in Athens during a demonstration against German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s two-day visit to Greece. The riots were sparked by the German Chancellor’s arrival in Athens on Thursday for talks with Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. #Breaking: Police disperses...

Balkans 11:53

Who is ‘Betty’, the partner of Alexis Tsipras

Peristera Batziana is the media-shy partner and childhood sweetheart of Greece’s Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras. ‘Betty’, as she is known, is the country’s first unmarried first lady: marriage, perhaps unsurprisingly, was never on the cards. The two have kept their 30-year relationship largely...

Columns 23:21

Nobel Prize nomination for ETHNOCIDE

The gangsters are not ashamed of anything, and the air and the paper endure everything. Thus, this stupid ultra-propaganda walk from Skopje to Athens to the dark team for the “glorious”, “Nobel” “successful” completion of the black ethnocide against the Macedonian people is trying, with the...