Kammenos walks out on coalition, triggers confidence vote that will affect timing of elections

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

The leader of junior coalition partner Independent Greeks (ANEL), Panos Kammenos, announced on Sunday that he is resigning from the government and will not support SYRIZA in a vote of confidence, which is due to take place in the coming days.

Kammenos held a brief meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday morning. The talks had originally been scheduled for Friday evening but were postponed at the last minute amid confusion about what position Kammenos, also the defence minister, ...

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