Greek leaders hit impasse in last push to avert elections




 
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Greek leaders hit impasse in last push to avert elections
 
May 13th, 2012  
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Greek leaders hit impasse in last push to avert elections
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's president met party leaders on Sunday in a final bid to cobble together a coalition and avert a repeat election, but the talks immediately hit an impasse and looked set to fail because of deep splits over an EU/IMF rescue plan. Leaders of the three biggest parties, each of whom had failed to form a government in the past week, convened at the presidential mansion, where President Karolos Papoulias had a last opportunity to implore them to form a coalition before he must call another election, probably in mid-June. ...




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