Greek government-debt crisis
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras insisted on Friday after the European Union summit in Brussels that despite Europe's difficulties, Greece has, through the sacrifices of its people, upgraded its prestige and its role in international developments and has surprised its EU partners with the performance of its economy.
Europe's progressive forces have a responsibility to prevent the election of German politician Manfred Weber, the lead candidate of the European People's Party (EPP) for the position of president of the European Commission, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told a meeting of the Party of European Socialists (PES) in Brussels on Thursday.
The agreement between Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Ieronymos was a dead letter even before the latter acknowledged the deal was at a "dead end."
Unfortunately, yet another opportunity for the separation of the Church of Greece and the state, which would have been of mutual benefit for both sides, has fallen by the wayside.