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Conservative Leader Says He's Unable To Form A Coalition Government In Greece

Antonis Samaras' party New Democracy won the most seats in the election, but didn't get enough to secure a majority.So it was on him to form a new government by allying with various other parties, including, possibly, the other mainstream party: PASOK (which is socialist).But he says that all attempted combinations have failed, and that the need to renegotiate the bailout is now agreed to by everyone.
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Greek uncertainty deepens as first coalition effort fails

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

Greece's main center-right party has failed to form a coalition government Monday, adding yet more uncertainty to the debt-ridden country's political situation. New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said he did "everything possible" ... Read Post

Greece's Samaras Presents His Plan To Slash Taxes And Cut Goverment Spending

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (3 years ago)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek conservative leader Antonis Samaras is promising to slash taxes and cut government spending, but says he won't join a future ruling coalition that includes the socialist party. Samaras' New Democracy is c... Read Post

Greece: Biggest Party Unable To Form Coalition

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

The leader of the conservative New Democracy party, Antonis Samaras, says he is unable to form a coalition after the leftwing Syriza party refused to join. It is now likely that Greece will be forced to hold repeat elections in mid-... Read Post

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