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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.

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