International news outlet Bloomberg outlines the difficulties Greek PM Alexis Tsipras in an article titled: “Tsipras Fights on All Fronts as Greece Is Back in the Spotlight”. The author, Eleni Chrepa highlights the economy, rising tensions with Turkey, the name dispute with FYROM and the looming elections, as key issues the embattled Greek PM is facing.
Consider what Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is up against.
As Greece prepares to free itself from an eight-year European bailout, its 43 year-old premier is confronting challenges at home and abroad. On the domestic front: preparations for post-bailout economic life and the first general election since the end of the program, including feuds with both allies and rivals. On the foreign-policy front: increased tensions with traditional rival Turkey and regional instability stemming from a dispute over a neighboring country’s name.
Tsipras’s ability to navigate through all this could determine just how stable the country and its region will be in coming years, experts say, and the European Union, the U.S. and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are all watching with interest.
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