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Moment Greek PM Papandreou wins confidence vote

The Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou, has won a crucial vote of confidence in parliament.

He had asked parliament to back him so he could begin talks on forming a coalition government.

As the result of the confidence vote was announced by the speaker of the Greek parliament, Mr Papandreou smiled and received an extended round of applause.

  • 05 Nov 2011
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