SYRIZA rebels unveil new group as Kasselakis talks up EP vote prospects

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: New Democracy, Parliament, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The 11 MPs who quit SYRIZA over the past few weeks unveiled the name and logo of their new parliamentary group yesterday, just as the leader of their former party, Stefanos Kasselakis, suggested that the opposition grouping is aiming to come first in next year’s European Parliament elections.

The rebels have decided to call their parliamentary group New Left. At this stage, their initiative is limited to having a coordinated presence in the House, but based on the comments made at Monday’s launch they do have aspirations to launch their own ...

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