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Athens Macedonian News Agency: News in English, 15-09-20

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

CONTENTS

  • [01] SYRIZA leader Tsipras: We achieved a great victory
  • [02] ND leader Meimarakis: SYRIZA is the winner; we remain a pillar of stability
  • [03] President Hollande welcomes Tsipras' victory; to visit Athens in the near future
  • [04] PASOK-DIMAR satisfied over their cooperation

  • [01] SYRIZA leader Tsipras: We achieved a great victory

    We achieved a huge victory, this is the people's victory. We gave a hard battle," SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras stated on Sunday evening. "The Greek people gave us a clear four-year mandate to fight. In the last seven months we fought with assymetrical powers. SYRIZA proved that it is too hard to die. From tomorrow we are done with the old," Tsipras said. He thanked Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos clarifying that they will continue to co-govern. "From tomorrow we will work hard for a Greece of equality and progress in order to have a more powerful and fairer Greece," Tsipras underlined. "We have difficulties ahead of us, but also solid ground. We have perspective. Recovery will come through a lot of work, through a plan to return to growth," Tsipras said. "The mandate that the Greek people gave to us is a mandate to put an halt to corruption that ruled the country for so many years. They gave us a second and important chance to end that regime. As of tomorrow, we will put the old regime behind," he added.

    [02] ND leader Meimarakis: SYRIZA is the winner; we remain a pillar of stability

    ANA/MPA---New Democracy gave a civilised battle and fought with dignity, stated ND leader Evangelos Meimarakis upon his arrival to the party headquarters on Sunday evening.

    He said that "SYRIZA seems to be the winner and I congratulate it for that. In January some believed that we would be finished and that they had given us that final stroke. We did not dissolve, we remained a pillar of stability," he stressed.

    Asked if the issue of New Democracy leader will be raised, Meimarakis said that "we will discuss it at the right time, the formation of a government comes first."

    [03] President Hollande welcomes Tsipras' victory; to visit Athens in the near future

    ANA/MPA---French President Francois Hollande on Sunday welcomed the significant success of SYRIZA and its leader Alexis Tsipras adding that it is an important message for European left.

    "Greece will enjoy a period of stability with a clear parliamentary majority," Hollande said and added that he will certainly visit Athens in the following weeks

    [04] PASOK-DIMAR satisfied over their cooperation

    ANA/MPA---Content prevails in the Democratic Group (PASOK-DIMAR) that their cooperation was fruitful and they increased their popularity by two percentage points and their deputies from 13 to 17.

    The first estimations over the formation of the government is that if the first and the second party will not cooperate then the government's future is pre-determined to die. The Democratic Group will exercise opposition for the just implementation of the memorandum.


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