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Name settlement triggers intense political battle
After reaching name settlement, Skopje and Athens face more hurdles to ratify deal
Papandreou seeks new, undefined role on political centre stage in Greece
Former Prime Minister George Papandreou has added to the political turmoil in Greece by suggesting that he would a seek a central political role if Parliament is unable to elect a president and the country heads to snap elections.
In a lengthy statement on Thursday, Papandreou expressed his disappointment with the current state of Greek politics and the lack of understanding between parties. He said that we would vote for the coalition’s presidential candidate, Stavros Dimas, but...
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