Greece’s new gov­ern­ment sworn in, con­fi­dent of beat­ing debt cri­sis

Asian Journal - - Asia -

Athens: Greece’s new gov­ern­ment that emerged from Sun­day’s snap gen­eral elec­tions was sworn in on Wed­nes­day at a cer­e­mony held at the pres­i­den­tial man­sion here. Cab­i­net min­is­ters ex­pressed con­fi­dence that the new gov­ern­ment led by SYRIZA, coali­tion of the Rad­i­cal Left, will lead the coun­try out of the five-year debt cri­sis in the next four years. “The con­di­tion is there this time to over­come dif­fi­cul­ties,” Deputy Prime Min­is­ter Yan­nis Dra­gas­sakis was quoted. “The new gov­ern­ment ... will im­ple­ment its pro­gram and we will exit the cri­sis,” said De­fence Min­is­ter Panos Kam­menos, the leader of the right-wing In­de­pen­dent Greeks party.

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