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Greece’s coalition succeeded in passing on Sunday an omnibus bill of reforms demanded by the troika so Athens could receive further bailout funding but the process may have inflicted lasting damage on the government and the main opposition.
In the end 152 MPs of 300 in total voted for the first article of the multi-bill and 151 voted for the second. The government, which began the day with 153 MPs and would have needed only around 148 votes to win due to the absence of some Golden Dawn law...
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