Maths works against Greek premier in presidential gambit

December 10, 2014 7:08 PM

3 0

Maths works against Greek premier in presidential gambit

ATHENS (Reuters) - The odds are stacked against Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in his gambit over electing a new Greek president, as only by persuading at least a few opposition lawmakers to rebel can he win the parliamentary vote - and avoid a likely political crisis.

However, analysts caution that the numbers could change quickly as the conservative premier tries to win enough support for the government candidate when parliament starts a three-stage vote for the head of state on Dec. 17.

Read more

To category page

Loading...