Tension rises in electoral battle, but opinion polls suggest result in little doubt

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

The growing tension ahead of the June 25 elections, which New Democracy is vying to win comfortably enough to secure a parliamentary majority, has been highlighted by a clash between the centre-right party and SYRIZA over the latter’s candidates in the Rodopi region of northeastern Greece.

The conservatives claim that SYRIZA’s two parliamentary hopefuls are under the influence of the Turkish consulate in the area. Newspaper reports over the weekend suggest that the National Intelligence Service (EYP) has gathered relevant evidence and tha...

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