Confidence vote due amid toxic atmosphere, narrowing of opposition poll lead

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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The confidence vote called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is due to take place late on Friday after the conclusion of a three-day debate that has poisoned the atmosphere in Greek politics further as tensions rise ahead of the European and local elections on May 26.

The personal attacks that Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis launched at each other on the first day of the parliamentary discussion, on Wednesday, have overshadowed all the other matters that were up for debate, including the behaviou...

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