Glezos derides New Democracy proposal to form coalition government
It would appear that humor is currently in short supply in the Greek Parliament, since many did not quite pick up on SYRIZA MP Manolis Glezos’ sarcastic attitude when he derided a rumored New Democracy proposal to form a coalition government in future election.
Mr. Glezos stated that “regarding the proposal we received, it shows that New Democracy has accepted that it has lots its power, which is why we are asked to form a coalition, for the nadir and zenith to form a coalition”. Mr. Glezos then quipped “will the government abandon its lending policy? Will it stop stealing from the people to save the banks? If they do that, then I don’t believe, SYRIZA colleagues, that we will object”.
The secretary of SYRIZA’s parliamentary group Nikos Voutsis later denied any possibility of forming a coalition with New Democracy and questioned “why [is New Democracy] inviting us through these manipulated news”. Mr. Voutsis further explained that “it is an invitation to complicity in the neo-liberal path”.