European Commission President’s Head of Cabinet Optimistic about Greek Snap Elections



european-commissionWith Greek snap elections all but officially announced, Martin Selmayr, European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker’s Cabinet highlighted the positive effects of the anticipated elections.

“Swift elections in Greece can be a way to broaden support for ESM stability support program just signed by PM Tsipras on behalf of Greece,” he wrote on Twitter.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with government and SYRIZA party officials earlier on Thursday and it is expected that he will announce snap elections later in the evening.


2 COMMENTS

  1. It’s the new EU way, keep having elections until you get the results that Brussels wants.

  2. In light of junckers comments

    ““Swift elections in Greece can be a way to broaden support for ESM stability support program just signed by PM Tsipras on behalf of Greece,” he wrote on Twitter.

    It is quite likely that a Tsipras resignation and snap elections in September were an undisclosed condition of the bailout agreement just signed. I have been hearing rumors of this exact scenario happening since sometime in late June, and before the referendum.