News In Brief

Ticker

European left nominates Greek to succeed Barroso

16.12.13 @ 08:45

  1. By EUOBSERVER

The European Left Party Saturday nominated Alexis Tsipras, leader of the Greek party Syriza, as its candidate for the post of European Commission president. “We’re sending out a very strong message,” said Pierre Laurent, European Left Party leader. “Anti-austerity is what we are going to stand for in the elections.”

COMMENTS

EUobserver encourages comments that contribute to an intelligent debate. It reserves the right to delete comments which it deems abusive or which incite hatred. For questions about any aspect of community participation, please write to mm@euobserver.com.

View comments