Greece seeks confidence vote after row over quadriplegic candidate

FILE PHOTO: Greek Deputy Health Minister Pavlos Polakis (L) and Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Terens Quick arrive for a cabinet meeting at the parliament in Athens, Greece July 19, 2017. Picture taken July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Costas Baltas/File Photo

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s leftist government triggered a parliamentary confidence vote on Monday to upstage an opposition push to censure an aide of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for comments about a quadriplegic European election candidate. Analysts expect the government, which trails the conservative opposition in opinion polls but aspires to another term after October elections, […]

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