Is New Democracy really trying to ease political tension?

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: New Democracy

Addressing the nation in the wake of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas's murder by a Golden Dawn member in September, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras issued a message to citizens and political opponents: “This is not the time for internal disputes or tension,” he said. However, there are growing doubts about whether his own party, New Democracy, is heeding this advice.

Samaras spoke at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington on Tuesday, repeating the message he has taken to many parts of the world over the last few months: that Greece is stabilising and recovering. However, in the question and...

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