Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attends joint statements with his Danish counterpart Lars Loekke Rasmussen after their meeting at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, April 4, 2019.REUTERS/Costas Baltas
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s prime minister said on Thursday he was struggling to understand Britain’s Brexit machinations and was surprised its political system could not find a way out of the crisis.
Alexis Tsipras – who led Greece when it almost crashed out of the euro zone at the height of its financial travails in 2015 – said he had discussed Britain’s divorce from the European Union with his visiting Danish counterpart.
“Of course, Brexit could not be missing from our discussion. I tried to make the Danish PM wiser and he tried to make me wiser on what’s going on. I am not sure we managed to have the full picture,” Tsipras told reporters.
“The truth is we are a little bit, err… how should I put it, we feel a bit surprised at the inability of the British political