SYRIZA offers compromise over judicial dispute to prevent more turmoil before polls

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Justice, New Democracy, SYRIZA

SYRIZA is looking to defuse its row with New Democracy over the appointment of senior judicial officials after being accused of ignoring the constitution and trying to exercise influence over the judiciary.

It emerged on Thursday that Justice Minister Michalis Kalogirou wrote to New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to suggest that the government and the opposition cooperate to pick the Supreme Court’s next president and prosecutor. Kalogirou took actio...

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