Confidence vote debate sets tone for Greek political clashes to come

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New Democracy and SYRIZA started the confidence vote as they mean to continue until Friday night’s ballot, launching full-scale attacks on each other and setting the political agenda for the weeks to come.

Due to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s absence, Health Minister Makis Voridis started the debate on the government’s behalf on Wednesday. This immediately riled SYRIZA as Voridis has an extreme right-wing background, once leading the youth wing of the ...

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