Greek presidential vote enters second round, fuelling economy fear

December 18, 2014 1:06 PM

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Greek presidential vote enters second round, fuelling economy fear

GREECE’S high-stakes presidential election went into a second round yesterday after parliament failed to pick a head of state in a first ballot, fuelling concerns about fiscal reforms.

The coalition government of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras failed to muster the required 200 out of 300 MPs to elect its nominee, former EU environment commissioner Stavros Dimas, meaning a second vote will be held on December 23.

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