Public support for coalition still strong but Tsipras walks fine line with party

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Parliament, SYRIZA

In setting out his government’s first pieces of legislation on Friday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras failed to dispel doubts about whether the government would bring the four-month extension of its loan agreement to Parliament for approval.

There was growing speculation on Friday that Tsipras would avoid a possible confrontation with his own MPs in Parliament by not seeking approval from the House. A meeting of SYRIZA’s parliamentary group earlier in the week led to as many as 30 MPs, acco...

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