First TV debate does little to fire up election contest

PoliticsGreek Politics

The first, and rather tepid, televised debate ahead of the September 20 elections is unlikely to have made a significant impact on the contest.

The rigid format, which saw the seven party leaders taking part answer questions from journalists on pre-agreed topics, left little room for the participants to stray from the script or for viewers to get a fuller picture ahead of next Sunday’s vote.

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