Linking of ex-PM with centre-left role highlights inertia, not momentum

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA

Rumours have resurfaced regarding former Prime Minister Kostas Simitis stepping forward to spearhead the revival of Greece’s centre-left but they seem to be a confirmation of the difficulties local social democrats are having rather than any sign that momentum could be building.

Reports over the weekend suggested that some on the centre-left support the idea that Simitis could play a unifying role, bringing together PASOK, To Potami (which belongs to the social democrat group in the European Parliament despite its centrist iden...

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