Kammenos eases tension with church, leaving coalition to focus graft attacks

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Coalition partner Panos Kammenos appears to have defused the government’s recent spat with the Church of Greece, which threatened to open up a new front for the beleaguered coalition, which is already trying to fend off accusations of corruption from the opposition.

The defence minister, who also leads SYRIZA’s nationalist right-wing coalition partner Independent Greeks, met with Archbshiop Ieronymos on Wednesday in the wake of increasingly bitter exchanges between the head of the Church of Greece and Education Min...

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