Thursday, February 9, 2017

KKE slams PM Tsipras for visiting Ukraine

With a statement the Press Office of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) denounces the recent visit of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Ukraine. More specifically, the statement says:

"Prime Minister Al. Tsipras choosed to visit Ukraine in a period when a regime has been imposed in this country through coup actions, with the support of the US, EU, NATO and with the utilization even of fascist groups. 

The visit coincided with the new sharpening (of the situation) in Southeast Ukraine, with the outbreak of a new bloodshed, under the primary responsibility of the current president P.Poroshenko and his reactionary government. He (Tsipras) visited Ukraine when the parody-trial for the prohibition of the Communist Party of Ukraine is in process, when soviet and antifascist monuments are taken down and the collaborators of the nazis are extolled to the youth as "patriots".

This regime visited by Mr.Tsipras has set up "black lists" for its political opponents, in which it has included cadres of the KKE, including MP and Vice President of the Greek Parliament G.Lambroulis and MEP Sotiris Zarianopoulos, because they showed the genuine interests and solidarity of the KKE to the people of Ukraine who shed their blood in the Donbass region. 

The discussions for the cooperation within the framework of EU and NATO, for the business deals, prove that the so-called multi-dimensional foreign policy of the SYRIZA-ANEL government is nothing else but the one-dimensional service of capital's interests, far away from the true interests of the people of Greece and Ukraine".

Source: / Translation: In Defense of Communism.