Greek president approves Tsipras call for snap election

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras meets with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos to discuss snap elections at the Presidential Palace in Athens, Greece, June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greeceā€™s president accepted a request from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to dissolve parliament on Monday, formally triggering a snap election that Tsipras has called for next month after badly losing a vote for European parliament. Tsipras called the snap election four months before the end of his term after the main opposition […]

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