PM and SYRIZA deaf to calls for compromise over president so far

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
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The prospect of some kind of last minute deal emerging to secure the election of a president and averting snap elections in Greece is looking slim at the moment despite a growing number of government MPs openly stating their support for a compromise solution.

In the wake of the government’s presidential candidate, Stavros Dimas, receiving just 160 votes in the first ballot on Wednesday, two trends have emerged within the coalition’s ranks.

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