PM Tsipras to meet President Pavlopoulos to announce elections

President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos will receive Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday, at 18:30.

The prime minister is expected to ask for the dissolution of the Parliament and to announce elections.

Meanwhile, SYRIZA leader voiced a message of victorious optimism for the July 7 general elections, speaking at a meeting of the party’s central committee on Friday.

“We must submit our plan for the ‘day after’ so that citizens can compare New Democracy’s and SYRIZA’s political planning,” said Tsipras, referring to the main opposition party.

The premier said that “we are facing a crucial battle for the future of this country,” and stressed that it is up to the party to do better grassroots work and activate friends and supporters of the party.