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Greece’s main opposition party, New Democracy, calls Tsipras resignation “dishonest”

Greece’s main opposition party, New Democracy, calls Tsipras resignation “dishonest”

Not sure about Tsipras’ resignation being dishonest, but one thing is for sure, Tsipras and SYRIZA broke just about every promise they made to the Greek public in their bid to win election and come to power some 7-8 months ago.

Via Sputnik News Agency…

The leader of the center-right opposition party, Evangelos Meimarakis, said at a press conference on Thursday, as quoted by The Telegraph, that Tsipras’s decision to resign was “dishonest.”

According to the Greek constitution, the leaders of the opposition have three days to work out whether or not they can come up with a viable parliament. If the leaders of the second and third largest parties in Greece fail to form a new parliament, a caretaker regime can be put in place.

The Telegraph said on Thursday that Meimarakis intended to consult with the Greek centrist POTAMI (The River) party and social democratic party PASOK (Panhellenic Socialist Movement) on the issue of forming a new government.

Tsipras, who has been facing dissent in his anti-austerity Syriza party, announced his resignation on Thursday to open the possibility of early general elections in a bid to secure support for his stand on the new bailout agreement with the country’s creditors.

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http://sputniknews.com/europe/20150821/1026003324.html

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