‘5Yrs Of Humiliation, Suffering Over’: Anti-Austerity Party To Form Govt In Greece – 26 January 2015

RT logoGreece leaves behind five years of humiliation and suffering, fear and authoritarianism, said the leader of the winning Syriza party, Alexis Tsipras. He’s moving on Monday to build a stable government and plans to get rid of Athens’ three main creditors.

Tsipras was addressing thousands of cheering supporters at a rally in Athens. Syriza won 149 seats in the 300-seat parliament election.

The leader expects to be sworn in as the country’s PM on Monday. By Wednesday he will have a government in place, a Syriza official told Reuters.

Tsipraswill meet Panos Kammenos, the head of the anti-austerity party Independent Greeks, which also opposes Greece’s bailout deal.Syriza now needs a coalition partner to get a working parliamentary majority of 151. Independent Greeks managed to secure 13 seats at the election.

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