Ex-Greek Premier to Form New Party Ahead of Poll

January 2, 2015 5:46 PM

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The former Greek prime minister, George Papandreou, revealed plans Friday to create a new political party ? a development that further complicates the landscape in Greece ahead of a snap general election later this month.

Papandreou, 62, announced the plan on his website, ahead of the Jan. 25 vote which is widely expected to see the anti-bailout Syriza party do well. Further details are expected Saturday after documents are filed to a high court.

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