Censure motion voted down, prompting government and opposition to claim victory

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: KINAL, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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The censure motion filed by SYRIZA against Finance Minister Christos Staikouras was voted down on Sunday, as expected, although the parliamentary debate that proceeded it gave both the government and opposition opportunities to claim moral victories.

SYRIZA called for the vote of no confidence in Staikouras as a result of the insolvency bill, which the left-wing party has painted as a thinly-disguised attempt to allow Greek banks to snatch primary residences from the hands of borrowers who have fall...

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