Candidates start lining up for imminent SYRIZA leadership ballot

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

Despite some doubts, SYRIZA is forging ahead with its plan to elect a new leader to succeed Alexis Tsipras in early September.

Concerns had been raised by some SYRIZA officials that the contest was being held too soon and that the party should first forge its new identity and then elect a leader. However, at a meeting of the party’s political secretariat on Monday it was decide...

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