In the News - Coalition talks in Greece

Political uncertainty in Greece continues to threaten the financial stability of the country –with the deputy prime minister warning that the country could run out of money in as little as six weeks if a coalition government is not formed soon.

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Coalition talks in Greece


Political uncertainty in Greece continues to threaten the financial stability of the country with the deputy prime minister warning that the country could run out of money in as little as six weeks if a coalition government is not formed soon.

Power-sharing talks have been underway since the general election on 6 May, where the conservative New Democracy party won the most votes, but failed to gain a majority. Hopes that a coalition agreement may be on the horizon were dealt a fresh blow this morning with the news that the leader of Syriza, the left-wing party who came second in the polls, would not join coalition talks this afternoon. The news sparked fears that a second round of elections may be imminent, with Greece’s international bailout loans and membership of the Euro being put at risk as a result.


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