Political talks on name issue deepen divisions but PM eyes consensus

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Independent Greeks, Kammenos, Mitsotakis, PASOK, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Meetings between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and opposition leaders on Saturday over the Macedonia name talks did not yield any immediate signs of consensus between Greek politicians and worsened the divisions between SYRIZA and New Democracy.

Tsipras met the leaders of New Democracy, PASOK, To Potami, the Communist Party and the Union of Centrists separately on Saturday to discuss the negotiations with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). From the parties represented in Parliam...

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