Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Message of congratulations on Syriza’s election victory

From Hamid Taqvaee, Leader of the Worker-communist Party of Iran
To Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece

2 February 2015

Dear Alexis Tsipras

On behalf of the Worker-communist Party of Iran, I congratulate you and Syriza on your spectacular victory in the election and the formation of the new government.  Your victory is a blow against austerity and a big step forward for the people of Greece. However, its effects will go beyond one country.  It is a promising return of the radical left to the mainstream political scene and the emergence of a new proactive political communism, which is going to have a decisive impact on the political situation of Europe and the world.  We are already witnessing the positive effects of your victory in Spain with Podemos, and this is only the beginning.

Austerity, as a capitalist solution to the chronic crisis of the system, is against what the 99 percent of the people want and need.  And what is happening in Greece has opened a new window to putting an end not only to this policy, but also to the system that needs and dictates it.  

Every step forward against austerity will bring up the question of the credibility and utility of the whole capitalist system.  Inevitably, the Greek society is going to be polarised on this question.  You are at the beginning of this road; a long and tortuous struggle that can only be won by relying on people and the "power of the street", which has already been a decisive factor in your victory.  In this journey and at every step forward, the people of the world, the camp of the 99%, are with you and standing by you.

In solidarity

Hamid Taqvaee
Leader of the Worker-communist party of Iran

No comments:

Post a Comment