Is Democratic Left set to make a shock return to Greece's coalition?

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
Photo by Harry van Versendaal
Photo by Harry van Versendaal

When Democratic Left quit the coalition government in June, the possibility of the small centre-left party bridging its differences with New Democracy and PASOK seemed impossible. Suddenly, though, some kind of reconciliation – a return to the government, even – does not appear to be out of the question.

The idea of Democratic Left (DIMAR) making a coalition comeback was first raised last week by New Democracy MP Dora Bakoyannis. The ex-foreign minister said Prime Minister Antonis Samaras should appeal to DIMAR to return after the two-party coalition su...

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