Antonis Samaras sworn in as Greek prime minister


A deal has been struck to form a new Greek coalition government.

Antonis Samaras of New Democracy, the party which narrowly won Sunday's elections, has met President Karolos Papoulias to confirm the deal.

Mr Samaras has been sworn in as prime minister, with the cabinet to follow on Thursday. The coalition will also include the Socialists (Pasok) and the smaller Democratic Left.

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