Divisions emerge within ANEL over vote on Macedonia name deal

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Independent Greeks, Kammenos, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The insistence by Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, who leads junior coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL), that he will bring down the government if the Macedonia name agreement comes to Greek Parliament has met with opposition from some of his own MPs.

Kammenos reiterated his position this week, arguing that although he does not expect the deal to reach Parliament, he is prepared to turn his back on the coalition if necessary.

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