Greek PM Alexis Tsipras announces resignation, calls for snap election

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation on Thursday and called for early elections in the crisis-hit country.

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras announces resignation, calls for snap election

Athens: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation on Thursday and called for early elections in the crisis-hit country.

"I will shortly meet with the president of the republic and present my resignation and that of my government," Tsipras said in a televised address to the nation.

Government sources cited by the official news agency ANA said earlier he had proposed elections on September 20.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link

Close