1 year on, Greek PM faces toughest challenge yet over state TV closure, amid risk of elections

Washington Post, 17.06.2013

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Exactly a year ago, Greece’s conservative prime minister won the mandate to form a coalition government with a daunting brief: Restart punishing reforms, keep the debt-stifled country in the eurozone and end months of political chaos. […]

But Janis A. Emmanouilidis, a senior analyst at the Brussels-based European Policy Centre, argued that Samaras — who has invested strongly with conservative voters with his tough line on ERT — could emerge stronger if a compromise is reached.

“There’s strong interest from the outside that there is continuity in Greece and stability for some time to come ... So I think the pressure is there,” Emmanouilidis said by telephone from Brussels.

“I think for the coalition — for the smaller coalition partners — I think there is the realization that elections are not in their interest either.” […]

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