July 7, 2019 / 6:03 PM / 4 months ago

Greek Prime Minister calls Mitsotakis to congratulate him - official

Greek Prime Minister and leader of leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras prepares to cast his ballot at a polling station for the general election in Athens, Greece, July 7, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory in general elections on Sunday, an official of Mitsotakis party said.

The handover would take place on Monday, after Mitsotakis’s swearing in as new Prime Minister, the official said.

Reporting By Renee Maltezou and Michele Kambas

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