Greece calls new elections after coalition talks fail

ATHENS Tue May 15, 2012 9:09am EDT

Related Topics

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.

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see
Comments (1)
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….

May 15, 2012 10:16am EDT  --  Report as abuse
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.