Of­fi­cial re­signs; Tsipras seeks vote of con­fi­dence

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - WORLD -

Greek Prime Min­is­ter Alexis Tsipras said Sun­day he will ask for a vote of con­fi­dence in Par­lia­ment this week af­ter his de­fense min­is­ter re­signed over the Mace­do­nia name deal.

Panos Kam­menos an­nounced his res­ig­na­tion and said his In­de­pen­dent Greeks party is quit­ting the gov­ern­ment af­ter meet­ing with Tsipras on Sun­day morn­ing.

Greece and Mace­do­nia agreed last June to a deal that would change the name of Greece’s north­ern neigh­bor to North Mace­do­nia.

Alexis Tsipras

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