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Photo by MacroPolis PM and SYRIZA deaf to calls for compromise over president so far

The prospect of some kind of last minute deal emerging to secure the election of a president and averting snap elections in Greece is looking slim at the moment despite a growing number of government MPs openly stating their support for a compromise solution.

Photo by MacroPolis The possible scenarios for avoiding snap elections in Greece

Wednesday’s presidential ballot, in which government candidate Stavros Dimas attracted just 160 votes, leaves the coalition with a huge amount of work to do by the final vote on December 29 if it is to have any chance of avoiding early election.

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