Ioannis Sarmas to be appointed caretaker PM

Ioannis Sarmas, the president of the Court of Audit, will be appointed as the caretaker prime minister by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou after party leaders were unable to reach an agreement on forming a coalition government Wednesday.

Sarmas is expected to visit the Presidential Mansion at 1 p.m., where discussions will be held regarding the selection of interim ministers.

Later Wednesday, a presidential decree will be issued to officially appoint the caretaker government.

In order to expedite the necessary procedures, the parliament will be convened Sunday. Following that, the caretaker government will be sworn in, leading to the subsequent dissolution of the parliament.

Who is he?

Sarmas is the President of the Greek Court of Audit, which serves as the supreme financial court of Greece. He is also a member of the Supreme...

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