Messenia

SYRIZA shares second place with PASOK in public survey

The ruling party, New Democracy (ND), maintains its leading position despite a slight decrease to 29.5%, as revealed by a public poll conducted by SKAI TV and Pulse in the final week of February. Meanwhile, the main opposition party, leftist SYRIZA, and the social democratic party, PASOK, are tied for second place at 12%.

Samaras votes against gov’t amendment on migrant residence permits

A former New Democracy prime minister has voted against a government amendment that would enable certain migrants to obtain a three-year residency and work permit.

In voting "no" to the amendment, Antonis Samaras sided with the extreme-right Hellenic Solution, far-right Spartans and religious-fundamentalist Niki parties.

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