Splits and alliances on leaders' minds as thoughts turn to next elections

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, Movement for Change, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The prospect of snap elections later this year or by next summer are creating a strange dynamic on the Greek political scene as the governing parties and the opposition try both to deal blows to each other but also to explore the possibility of future alliances.

Wednesday’s vote in Parliament on a bill allowing same-sex couples to become foster parents provided Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with an opportunity to highlight SYRIZA’s socially progressive credentials and to portray New Democracy as being further t...

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