Parties hone strategies ahead of confidence vote

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: KINAL, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

SYRIZA has attempted to raise the political stakes following this week’s snowstorm by triggering a confidence vote in Parliament on Sunday, but the government believes that it is just a move of desperation from opposition leader Alexis Tsipras because he sees support increasing for third party KINAL.

By submitting the censure motion on Thursday, Tsipras hopes that he will prevent Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his government from dodging the blame for the errors made in preparing for or responding to the extreme weather that hit Athens on Mo...

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