Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Resigns to Pave Way For Snap Election

August 20, 2015 6:45 PM

15 0

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Resigns to Pave Way For Snap Election

ATHENS: Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned on Thursday, hoping to strengthen his hold on power in snap elections after seven months in office in which he fought Greece's creditors for a better bailout deal but had to cave in.

Tsipras submitted his resignation to President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and asked for the earliest possible election date.

Also read: Gambian official: President to concede defeat after 22 years

Read more

To category page

Loading...