Tsipras calls for resilience and focus ahead of repeat election
SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has emphasized the need for his party to overcome the shock of the May 21 elections and rally their fighting spirit as they prepare for the repeat election on June 25.
During his first television interview since the polls, which aired on Star TV's main newscast on Tuesday evening, Tsipras underscored that his party remains the sole political force with an alternative plan of governance in opposition to New Democracy conservatives.
Commented on what he described as a "painful and unforeseen" electoral outcome, Tsipras disclosed that he had contemplated resigning on the night of the elections. However, after overcoming the initial shock, he recognized that deserting the battle was not a viable option.
Tsipras attributed SYRIZA's disappointing electoral performance to their own shortcomings, particularly in effectively communicating...