Samaras and Tsipras prepared to go toe to toe all the way to February

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
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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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