Greece's Tsipras vows to implement pension reform at anniversary rally

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech to celebrate his first year in power, on January 24, 2016, in AthensLeftwing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, at a rally Sunday to mark a year in power, stood by a vow to overhaul the country’s pension system despite fierce opposition. Pension reform “must go ahead, it’s necessary,” Tsipras said in a speech before around 4,000 supporters in an Athens stadium. Tsipras intends to put the reform bill to parliament early next month.

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