Greek leftist holds coalition talks, effort seen as doomed




 
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Greek leftist holds coalition talks, effort seen as doomed
 
May 9th, 2012  
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Greek leftist holds coalition talks, effort seen as doomed
ATHENS (Reuters) - Radical leftist Alexis Tsipras meets the leaders of Greece's mainstream parties on Wednesday to try to form a coalition government, an effort seen as doomed after he demanded they first agree to tear up the country's EU/IMF bailout deal. An inconclusive election on Sunday has left Athens in political disarray, with no clear path to form a government, a new election likely within weeks and speculation escalating that Greece could be pushed out of Europe's single currency bloc. ...




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