Alexis Tsipras may have signed the bailout deal last year after being advised to do so by his Bill Clinton , it has emerged.
In September 2015, Tsipras attended a Clinton Global Initiative meeting. Clinton was described as “friendly and protective” of Tsipras.
“It is hard to say whether Bill Clinton played some role in that outcome, but it is interesting to note that Clinton was described as “friendly and protective” of Tsipras by the Huffington Post when the two attended a Clinton Global Initiative meeting in September 2015. Tsipras was given rock-star treatment, by an audience of movers and shakers that included actual rock stars, because Bill Clinton’s star power is said to be undiminished 20 years after he left office.