After rocky start, some political backing for SYRIZA but ECB holds key

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: European Union, SYRIZA
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After a troubling first few days in office, the new Greek government appeared to get a better grip on the tough situation it finds itself in but also revealed that it is totally reliant on the European Central Bank’s support if it is to achieve its goal of reaching a new settlement with the eurozone.

The frosty handshake between Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Friday, which followed a tense meeting between European Parliament president Martin Schulz and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a day earlie...

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