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Greece PM Alexis Tsipras quits, signals early elections

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Greece PM Alexis Tsipras Quits, Signals Early Elections. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said that he is resigning, calling for an early election.

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London: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said that he is resigning, calling for an early election.

According to the BBC, Tsipras said that he had a moral duty to go to the polls since a third bailout had been secured with European creditors.

The election date has not yet been decided but according to earlier reports, it was set as 20 September.

Tsipras will lead his leftist Syriza party into the polls, but he has faced a rebellion by some members, angry at the bailout's austerity measures.

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