Tsipras calls for snap General Elections in Greece

Tsipras calls for snap General Elections in Greece
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  • calendar-gray 27 May 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Sunday he would call for snap general elections in the country after 2 June, ONArpeorts quoting sputniknews.

"Following the second round of local elections (on 2 June), I will ask the president to immediately call national elections", Tsipras said in a televised address Sunday, cited by AFP.

Earlier on Sunday, the leader of Greece's opposition New Democracy party which is leading in the European Parliament elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, called for the resignation of Alexis Tsipras.

"The prime minister must take responsibility and he must resign, and the country will head to national elections as soon as possible", Mitsotakis said.

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