European Commission not surprised, or worried about Greek government resignation and elections


European Commission spokesperson Annika Breidthardt

The Greek programme is not in any danger, the Commission’s spokesperson told the press.

The European Commission is not worried or surprised by Alexis Tsipras' Greek Prime Minister resignation last night, said the European Commission Spokesperson, Annika Breidthardt speaking at the press briefing earlier today.

"The European Commission respects the decision of Tsipras" and "was not surprised" by his call for elections, Breidthardt told the press. The Greek Prime Minister and the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker have talked on the phone many times, and Breidthard...

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