Complications over president a taste of things to come for Tsipras?

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: SYRIZA
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Two seemingly unconnected events became linked on Sunday when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras decided to put off his decision to nominate a successor to President Karolos Papoulias until Tuesday, several hours after a Eurogroup meeting in Brussels.

Tsipras had been expected to name European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos as his choice but appears to have run into opposition from the left wing of his party. Avramopoulos was seen as a suitable choice b...

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