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The government appears to be heading towards a confidence vote in Parliament that could then trigger snap elections in Greece but there is some doubt regarding exactly how events will unfold in the weeks ahead.
After Friday morning’s vote in Greek Parliament on the third bailout, government sources let it be known that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who saw just 118 coalition MPs support the legislation, would move quickly to call a confidence vote.
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