Coalition to gain more support for president but still short of 180

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The government looks certain to build today on the 160 votes it received in the first presidential election but the second ballot is likely to leave much ground to be covered before the final election on December 29.

Another five independent MPs (Mika Iatridi, Konstantinos Giovanopoulos, Panayiotis Melas, Yiannis Kourakos and Vassilis Economou) have said they will vote for the government’s candidate after voting “present” in the first ballot. All five changed their ...

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