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Pension deal rekindles speculation about election date
The government getting its way over the pension cuts that had been lined up for 2019, but which will no longer be included in next year’s budget, has rekindled speculation about when Alexis Tsipras would prefer to hold elections.
In a recent TV interview, the prime minister insisted that he wants to see out his four-year term, which ends next September. In fact, he said that he will use the maximum time permitted by the constitution (an extra 20 days) to hold the vote in October.
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