Syriza tipped to win as Greeks vote in early elections
Greeks are voting in an election that could see the radical leftist Syriza claim victory. The anti-austerity party has been leading in the polls for months, and has vowed to renegotiate the terms of Greece’s bailout.
Around 9.8 million Greeks are eligible to vote in the early poll, which got underway at 7 a.m local time (0500 UCT) on Sunday.
Alexis Tsipras (pictured above), the 40-year-old leader of the Syriza party, was surrounded by a throng of cameras as he cast his vote in Athens. “Our common future in Europe is not the future of austerity, it is the future of democracy, solidarity and cooperation,” he said.
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Source News: DW