SYRIZA reverberations continue as MPs debate Tempe rail crash inquiry

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

The fallout from this weekend’s turbulent events affecting the main opposition party, SYRIZA, continued to jolt the leftists. Since party leader Stefanos Kasselakis threw down the gauntlet by challenging dissenters, there has been a steady trickle of cadres announcing their departure from SYRIZA.

Former deputy defence and citizens’ protection minister Nikos Toskas was the latest high profile departure. He said he was leaving because SYRIZA had become a “lifestyle party” without any political principles.

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