Explanations sought as PM backs away from prospect of early elections

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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The fallout from Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s insistence this week that he does not have plans to call snap elections in the autumn continued on Friday as the local media attempted to explain his decision given that early polls were considered a near certainty over the last few weeks.

Kathimerini reported on Friday that Mitsotakis had weighed up the recent opinion polls and found the data encouraging enough to believe that he can continue in office and see out his four-year term without fear of undermining his chances of being re-ele...

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