Syriza party wins Greek election

(VOVworld) – Greece’s left-wing Syriza party led by Alexis Tsipras won Sunday’s election with 35.54% of the vote against 28.07% for the conservative New Democracy party.

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Alexis Tsipras the leader of left-wing Syriza party waves to his supporters after the election results at the party’s electoral base in Athens tonight. (Photo: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP)

Tsipras said his Syriza party will form a coalition government with the nationalist Independent Greeks (ANEL) party. ANEL leader Panos Kammenos said he would meet Mr Tsipras later. However, the Syriza-ANEL coalition is likely to have a narrower majority, with 155 members in the 300-seat parliament, compared to 162 following the January election.

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