Alexis Tsipras
Former Greek prime minister and leader of leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras addresses supporters after winning the general election in Athens, Greece, September 20, 2015. Greek voters returned Tsipras to power with a strong election victory on Sunday, ensuring the charismatic leftist remains Greece's dominant political figure despite caving in to European demands for a bailout he once opposed. Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis

On Monday, Alexis Tsipras is going to be sworn in as the prime minister of Greece for the second time. The former Greek PM, who resigned on Aug. 27, promised to put an end to “old politics” and prepare for “hard work.”

Tsipras’ victory on Sunday has been welcomed by Eurozone officials. German Martin Schulz congratulated the re-elected prime minister on Twitter. The president of the European parliament wrote Greece would quickly need a “solid government ready to deliver.” French President Francois Hollande welcomed Tsipras’ win as well.

This is the fifth time Tsipras’ Syriza party has won the election in six years. He called it a “victory of the people,” adding that his country would recover from financial crisis only through hard work.

“In Europe today, Greece and the Greek people are synonymous with resistance and dignity, and this struggle will be continued together for another four years,” Tsipras told his supporters in central Athens. "We have difficulties ahead, but we are also on firm ground. We won't recover from the struggle by magic, but it can happen with hard work."

According to the newly elected Greek prime minister, the election result belongs to the working classes of the country. It belongs to those who dream and fight for a better tomorrow, he said.

According to the latest figures, Syriza has got 35 percent votes while New Democracy has got 28 percent. The third biggest party with 7.1 percent votes is Golden Dawn, the BBC reported.

The right-wing Independent Greeks party leader Panos Kammenos said his party would form a coalition with Syriza. He said his party, with 3.7 percent of votes, would provide enough support to Tsipras’ party to secure a majority in the parliament, the CNN reported.

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