EU leaders congratulate Tsipras

Schulz says reforms must be delivered

European leaders and officials have congratulated Alexis Tsipras on his party’s election win. Sunday night. French President Francois Hollande, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann and President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz contacted Alexis Tsipras after the announcement of Sunday night’s results. Martin Schulz tweeted “I’ve just congratulated Tsipras for Syriza victory in Greece elections. Now a solid government ready to deliver is needed quickly”. The Austrian Chancellor commented on his twitter account that Greece needed a stable government and a wide majority in parliament that supported the rules of the EU and the reforms. He continued by underlining that the Greek agreement with its creditors, Europe and the IMF are still in effect.