Greece calls new elections after coalition talks fail

ATHENS Tue May 15, 2012 9:09am EDT

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ATHENS May 15 (Reuters) - Greece will hold new elections after political leaders failed to find agreement on a coalition government on Tuesday, a spokesman for the Greek president said.

A caretaker government to lead the country to fresh polls will be appointed on Wednesday, the presidency spokesman said after party leaders held a final round of talks.

"We're heading to elections," the spokesman told reporters.

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aKIYER wrote:
Greece elections… and outcome either way… will see greece in eurozone and will lead europe to a path of growth. Expect some euro stimulus and move towards growth. Cannot rule out 1$ to 1 Euro in a few years….

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