Resignation of PM's aide poses grave questions for coalition, institutions

PoliticsGreek Politics

The government, and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras personally, were dealt a severe blow on Wednesday when cabinet secretary Takis Baltakos was forced to resign after a video of him discussing detailsĀ of the judicial probe into Golden Dawn with the Neo-Nazi party's spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris was posted on the Internet.

The development raises questions about the government's immediate stability but also about how these revelations will affect parties' standings for the May 25 European Parliament elections, which will act as a litmus test for the prospects of the New De...

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