Political turbulence due to name deal creates election doubts
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
Coalition edges towards 180 votes for president but close to exhausting resources
The government will be on a slightly stronger footing going into the third and decisive presidential ballot on December 29 after candidate Stavros Dimas drew 168 votes in the second round on Tuesday.
Eight more independent lawmakers voted in favour of Dimas compared to last week’s ballot, taking to 13 out of 24 the number of non-aligned MPs that have supported the government’s candidate.
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