Alexis Tsipras

Opposition chief seeks meeting of political leaders on health crisis

The chief of the main opposition SYRIZA party, Alexis Tsipras has called for a meeting of the country's political leaders to discuss the management of the coronavirus pandemic, while also pushing for Greece to take steps to ensure that Covid-19 vaccines can be produced domestically.

Tsipras gets vaccine, slams government’s ‘publicity stunt’

Leftist opposition leader Alexis Tsipras on Monday accused the government of seeking to turn the country's vaccine rollout into a "publicity stunt."

"A government that tries to stage a publicity stunt around receiving three vaccine boxes looks neither serious nor responsible," he said after receiving a shot of the Covid-19 vaccine at the capital's Evangelismos Hospital.

SYRIZA MPs file criminal complaint over Folli Follie email leaks

Three lawmakers of the main opposition filed a criminal complaint on Thursday against a former executive of troubled Greek jewellery maker Folli Follie concerning a series of leaked company emails which insinuate political interference to protect the company from regulatory oversight.

Tsipras voices concern over foreign policy

Main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras has expressed his concern over developments in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, while criticizing the government's foreign policy on Turkey.

In an interview with on Wednesday, Tsipras said he was concerned that Greece's "diplomatic defeat" at the recent European Council in Brussels will result in a "national defeat in 2021."