Coalition survives no-confidence vote over name deal but sees majority trimmed
Fallout from Macedonia name deal sparks turmoil for coalition and opposition
Mitsotakis calls for no-confidence vote, hoping to exert more pressure on coalition
Name settlement triggers intense political battle
After reaching name settlement, Skopje and Athens face more hurdles to ratify deal
Tsipras hails name deal with Skopje, Mitsotakis declares fierce opposition
Samaras and Tsipras prepared to go toe to toe all the way to February
In true pre-election mode, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and SYRIZA’s Alexis Tsipras attempted to outdo each other on Monday after they each held separate talks with President Karolos Papoulias, the figure who has found himself at the centre of political developments in Greece.
Samaras’s meeting with Papoulias had already been planned last week when SYRIZA also asked for talks with the president on the same day. This move suggests that the opposition party intends to go toe to toe with the prime minister at every possible oppo...
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