Tsipras seen clinching 151 votes as doubts surface about name deal

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Independent Greeks, Kammenos, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Alexis Tsipras appeared to have secured the 151 votes he needs to get a clear majority in the confidence vote due to take place in Greek Parliament on Wednesday night.

The clincher was the decision of To Potami MP Spyros Danellis to back the government, as had been widely expected. Danellis reportedly spoke to the head of the centrist party, Stavros Theodorakis, late on Monday night to inform him of his intentions.

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