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Greece's rival parties 'will not be coalition partners'

Following its narrow win in Greece's election, the pro-bailout New Democracy party is in urgent talks with other parties to try and form a coalition government.

Antonis Samaras, New Democracy's leader, told a news conference that the anti-bailout Syriza party had refused to join the coalition.

In a separate news conference, Syriza leader Alex Tsipras gave his reasons why.

  • 18 Jun 2012
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