Greek PM walking political tightrope
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a difficult balancing act as his coalition partner, Panos Kammenos, has shifted stance several times regarding his support for the leftist-led administration due to his opposition to the Prespes name deal. A meeting on Sunday morning between the men is expected to determine the future of the shaky coalition.
The past week has seen the junior coalition parther shift stance countless times. Kammenos, who had indicated that he was planning to quit the government imminently over the deal, carried out an about-turn on Friday afternoon following a session of his Independent Greeks (ANEL) parliamentary group.
In a post on his Twitter account, Kammenos, who is also defense minister, declared that "there is no issue of confidence unless it is linked to the Prespes agreement."
Up until that moment, Kammenos had suggested that he...