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Panos Kammenos

Editorial Ta Nea: Cowardice
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Editorial Ta Nea: Cowardice

It is a dishonour for any politician to invoke a law that protects ministers from prosecution by requiring that Parliament lift his or her parliamentary immunity.

Editorial Ta Nea: Romances
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Editorial Ta Nea: Romances

The tight embrace of the two coalition partners in the September, 2015 general election signaled more than just a reaffirmation of the Prime Minister’s trust in his junior coalition partner.

Independent Greeks parliamentary group is dissolved
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Independent Greeks parliamentary group is dissolved

Kammenos today expelled Papachristopopulos, effectively dissolving his parliamentary group, and reported that in a letter to Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis.

Kammenos is blackmailing Tsipras says New Democracy
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Kammenos is blackmailing Tsipras says New Democracy

'The sooner the general election is held the better, so that this degenerate situation which does not benefit the country and harms Greeks can end,' said ND's spokesperson

Tsipras to  Voutsis: ‘I am not being blackmailed’
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Tsipras to Voutsis: ‘I am not being blackmailed’

Tsipras scraps parliamentary rules change following charges from the opposition and the press that he is being blackmailed by his ex-junior coalition partner.

Editorial To Vima: A blackmailed Prime Minister is not a Prime Minister!
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Editorial To Vima: A blackmailed Prime Minister is not a Prime Minister!

Because in our peculiar country there is an underlying current of political instability, it would be best to come to a radical and clear solution now.

Government mulls keeping privileges of leaders of dissolved parliamentary groups
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Government mulls keeping privileges of leaders of dissolved parliamentary groups

The change directly affects the government’s former junior coalition partner, Independent Greeks leader PanosKammenos, who is about to lose his fifth MP.

Editorial To Vima: Mutual blackmailing, base bargaining
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Editorial To Vima: Mutual blackmailing, base bargaining

Kammenos saw the shift to conservatism triggered by the backlash on the Macedonia naming issue and counted on a political rebirth.

Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence approves Prespa Accord
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Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence approves Prespa Accord

The agreement was approved by majority, with the key votes of To Potami VP Yorgos Mavrotas and former To Potami MP Spiros Danellis.

Bitter battle over Prespa Accord in Parliament, ND decides against no confidence motion
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Bitter battle over Prespa Accord in Parliament, ND decides against no confidence motion

Opposition parties are up in arms over the agreement and the allegedly nefarious backroom deals to forge an absolute parliamentary majority for ratification.

New poll indicates over 60 percent of Greeks want elections now
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New poll indicates over 60 percent of Greeks want elections now

When asked, “Do you believe that the withdrawal of the Independent Greeks from the government was a move pre-arranged by Tsipras and Kammenos or not?” 68.3 percent responded that it was pre-arranged.

Tsipras blasts Mitsotakis, defends record in confidence vote debate
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Tsipras blasts Mitsotakis, defends record in confidence vote debate

Tsipras stressed that he is the prime minister that led the country out of the bailout memorandum era while tending to the needs of those in lower income brackets,

Tsipras-Kammenos political divorce a sham says Mitsotakis
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Tsipras-Kammenos political divorce a sham says Mitsotakis

Mitsotakis said the agreement was that Tsipras keeps his parliamentary majority and Kammenos would retain the five MPs needed to remain a parliamentary party.

Ex-defence minister struggles to keep parliamentary group
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Ex-defence minister struggles to keep parliamentary group

Kammenos is now trying to lure independent MPs who have left or have been expelled from other parties

Editorial Ta Nea: Countdown
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Editorial Ta Nea: Countdown

Greece will continue to be ruled by a government that sacrifices the political stability that the country sorely needs in order to stay in power at all costs.

Government on razor’s edge, Tsipras seeks 16  January confidence vote
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Government on razor’s edge, Tsipras seeks 16 January confidence vote

Kammenos has been replaced by Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, until now Greece’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Editorial To Vima: Political trading
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Editorial To Vima: Political trading

At the moment politics is being channeled towards gamblers’ practices and the system of government is slipping into an anomalous situation, comparable to the one that prevailed in the mid-1960s.

Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunism
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Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunism

Political uncertainty predominates, resulting in the entrapment of and threat to the economy, as Mr. Tsipras would concede.

FYROM definitively approves Prespa Accord in historic parliamentary vote
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FYROM definitively approves Prespa Accord in historic parliamentary vote

PM Alexis Tsipras, beyond his 145 MPs, has secured the approval of six MPs from smaller parties to ratify the accord.

Editorial Ta Nea: Throwing in the towel
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Editorial Ta Nea: Throwing in the towel

It would be a grave error if the PM were to attempt to stay in power by bending to the dictates of his partner or by seeking the scatterred votes of MPs.

Editorial To Vima: A burnt (Kammenos) government
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Editorial To Vima: A burnt (Kammenos) government

Alexis Tsipras made clear that Defence Minister Panos Kammenos’ stance on the Greece-FYROM Prespa Agreement poses a problem for the government’s parliamentary majority.

Tsipras will seek vote of confidence if Kammenos withdraws trust
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Tsipras will seek vote of confidence if Kammenos withdraws trust

Tsipras said that if necessary he will seek the confidence vote before he tables for ratification the Greece-FYROM accord.

Mitsotakis: Tsipras must seek vote of confidence or call elections
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Mitsotakis: Tsipras must seek vote of confidence or call elections

Mitsotakis said Alexis Tsipras and SYRIZA will destroy the country if they complete their term in office.

Editorial To Vima: Solution at the ballot box
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Editorial To Vima: Solution at the ballot box

His party is crumbling. His MPs and cadres have already joined the Tsipras bandwagon, and Kammenos is feeling the earth move under his feet.

Editorial To Vima: Governmental tragicomedy
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Editorial To Vima: Governmental tragicomedy

The era of warm embraces between PM Alexis Tsipras and Independent Greeks leader Panos Kammenos appears to have passed, despite their mutual passion for power.

Editorial Ta Nea: Adventures
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Editorial Ta Nea: Adventures

Either the government will secure the requisite majority to continue its work or it will go to the polls as soon as possible.

Editorial Ta Nea: Preconditions
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Editorial Ta Nea: Preconditions

The government must examine all the parameters before it sacrifices everything in order to remain in power as a minority government.

Tsipras insists general election to be held in October, 2019
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Tsipras insists general election to be held in October, 2019

The PM clearly views its prospective ratification as a major accomplishment of his government.

‘New Imia’ scenario, political games, Aegean concerns
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‘New Imia’ scenario, political games, Aegean concerns

A key qustion is whether Apostolakis indeed has information from intelligence services about the prospect of a Turkish landing and takeover of a Greek rock islet.

Editorial To Vima: The accord, the cookery, the impasses
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Editorial To Vima: The accord, the cookery, the impasses

With its customary opportunism, the government has managed to transform the Greece-FYROM Prespa Agreement into a domestic problem that has divided society and the government itself.

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos keeps playing with his  ever-shifting ‘red lines’
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Defence Minister Panos Kammenos keeps playing with his  ever-shifting ‘red lines’

In Larissa, Kammenos said that he will pull out of the government if the Parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia finalises the constitutional amendments required by the Prespa accord on 15 January.

Editorial To Vima: The government is the problem
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Editorial To Vima: The government is the problem

When Mr. Tsipras cannot persuade his coalition partner to stop shrieking and making nationalist pronouncements, he cannot demand unconditional opposition support.