Podcast My question to Angela Merkel | Bonus 2

Alexis Tsipras: ‘Angela Merkel tried to make Germany more European’

In this second bonus episode of “My question to Angela Merkel”, former Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tells of his fascinating relationship with Angela Merkel, an ideological adversary, just as much as an attentive counterpart.

Published on 8 December 2021 at 09:43
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In this second bonus episode of My question to Angela Merkel series of podcasts, Alexis Tsipras, who was the Greek Prime Minister during one of the most important crises for his country and the EU, tells of his fascinating relationship with Angela Merkel, an ideological adversary, just as much as an attentive counterpart.

While he deplores her firmness with regard to budgetary austerity, he also praises her ability to listen, her knowledge, and her honesty. He delivers an exhaustive and fascinating portrait of the German Chancellor

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