ND views SYRIZA's Parliament walkout as a pre-election gift

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Corruption, New Democracy, Parliament, Police, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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The government believes that SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has scored an own goal by pulling his party out of any further votes in Parliament until elections take place, although New Democracy is plagued by its own concerns in the form of allegations about corruption within the police force.

Tsipras said SYRIZA MPs will abstain from all further votes on legislation, bar any amendment that could ban former Golden Dawn deputy Ilias Kasidiaris from leading his far-right party at the upcoming elections. The decision was taken as a way of displa...

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