Tsipras confident of Greek election victory

Former Greek prime minister and leader of the left-wing Syriza party, Alexis Tsipras arrives for a live pre-election televised debate at the state-run ERT television in Athens, September 14, 2015Alexis Tsipras, the former Greek prime minister and leader of the far-left Syriza party is confident he can regain power at this weekend’s parliamentary elections. “Syriza will certainly be the biggest political party in the country and I think the goal of an absolute majority is totally achievable,” Tsipras told the Euronews television channel Tuesday. According to the latest opinion polls, Syriza has a wafer-thin lead over its main rivals, the New Democracy conservatives.

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