SYRIZA can continue

According to 99% percent of votes counted, SYRIZA’s lead over New Democracy is clear while eight parties will enter the Parliament. Official results released by the Interior Ministry (99% of votes counted): SYRIZA: 35.5% New Democracy: 28.1% Golden Dawn: 7.0% Democratic Group (PASOK-DIMAR): 6.3% Communist Party (KKE): 5.6% POTAMI: 4.1% ANEL: 3.7% Centrists Union: 3.4% Popular Unity: 2.9%.

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ speeches to the European Parliament

First speech Thank you very much Mr. President. Honorable Members of Parliament, it is an honor for me to speak in this veritable temple of European democracy. Thank you very much for the invitation. I am honored to address the elected representatives of the peoples of Europe, at a critical time both for my country–for Greece–and for the Eurozone and the European Union as a whole, as well. I find myself among you, just a few days following the strong verdict of the Greek people, following our decision to allow…

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