Economy and Development Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou resigns

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted on Tuesday the resignation of Economy and Development Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou and thanked him for his contribution.

Papadimitriou submitted his resignation after his wife, Alternate Minister for Social Solidarity Rania Antonopoulou, stepped down on Monday following revelations that she received 23,000 euros in rent subsidies.