SYRIZA's bid to force elections by early 2015 will be a close-run thing

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, SYRIZA

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras pledged on Wednesday during his speech at the European Parliament that his government would see out its four-year term and general elections would not be held until 2016. SYRIZA, however, has different ideas.

Speaking in the Greek Parliament on Friday, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras threw a new spanner in the works by indicating that his party would try to trigger national elections in early 2015 by blocking the government’s nomination for a new President of t...

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