Prime Minister Tsipras accepts Foreign Minister Kotzias’ resignation

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday accepted Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias’ resignation, the prime minister’s press office announced.

Tsipras thanked Kotzias warmly for his contribution to the government and the country in the last 3.5 years.

The prime minister will be taking over the leadership of the foreign ministry in order to assist in the successful conclusion of the Prespes Agreement with all his power, the announcement said.