Greek government candidate wins lawmakers' support to become president

February 18, 2015 7:00 PM

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Greek government candidate wins lawmakers' support to become president

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras secured enough parliamentary votes on Wednesday for his nominee to become the country's next president.

The government candidate, former interior minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos, won the necessary 180 votes from lawmakers to take the largely ceremonial post.

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