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Photo by Taylor Miles via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/2AwnCQ Samaras seeks late summer boost from talks with troika in Paris

The brief summer lull in Greek politics is due to end this week with the meeting of coalition ministers and troika representatives in Paris due to begin on Tuesday. Although the talks will focus on technical issues, these carry high political significance in Greece.

Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com] Samaras, Tsipras under pressure to deliver on plans for economic policy

The government has built up expectations regarding Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's economic policy speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Saturday, September 6 but the political tone for the weeks to come may be set by SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras's address a week later.

Photo by MacroPolis In bid to polish SYRIZA's image, Tsipras visits Mount Athos monks

There were a few raised eyebrows when SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras spent two days at the semi-autonomous monastic community on Mount Athos in northern Greece last week but his visit should be seen within the context of the leftist party trying to broaden its appeal and mend its damaged relationship with the Orthodox church.

End of troika in Greece would create new challenges for coalition

While reports that the troika may be disbanded in favour of a more European Union Task Force-style body that will monitor Greek reforms in the years to come is likely to be received well by the coalition, such a development would not be without its own challenges.

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