Alexis Tsipras

SYRIZA set to rebrand itself as ‘progressive alliance’

Leftist SYRIZA opposition is expected to change its name to SYRIZA Progressive Alliance as part of the party's efforts to diversify its political staff and expand its electoral catchment.
In a meeting of the party's political secretariat on Tuesday, it was decided that leader Alexis Tsipras will put forward the new name at the next political council.

Greek PM brushes off opposition criticism of economic policy

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday brushed off criticism from the main opposition of the conservative administration's economic policy, accusing SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras of "failing to learn" from being in government himself and from his electoral defeat last July.

KINAL snubs SYRIZA overture

One day after SYRIZA's overture to the Movement for Change (KINAL), the center-left coalition led by Fofi Gennimata on Thursday rejected the idea of working with the leftist opposition ahead of the next election.
"Rumors about discussions with SYRIZA are no longer valid," KINAL spokesman Pavlos Christidis told a press briefing.

SYRIZA leader presents party plan for economy

Main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras presented on Monday SYRIZA's plan for tackling the fallout on the economy from the coronavirus crisis, which includes a fiscal expansion program of 13.4 billion euros for the real economy and households, as well as measures for all employees, the unemployed and independent business owners.