Top spots in judiciary spark new clash in build-up to snap elections

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, Justice, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government’s final cabinet meeting will possibly be held this Thursday, before snap elections are officially called on Monday, but a row has broken out about whether the SYRIZA administration will remain in power and if it should have the ability to appoint the country’s top judges before the July 7 elections.

SYRIZA’s political secretariat was due to meet on Wednesday in the latest attempt by the leftist party to account for its heavy defeat in the European Parliament elections. The meeting is thought to be a precursor to a final gathering of the cabinet thi...

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