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After surviving vote of Confidence : Tsipras in Greece ahead of the next hurdle

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rule of Greece for the time being. Of the 300 deputies in the Parliament in the evening voted on Wednesday to 151 for the left Prime Minister, including six parliamentarians who do not belong to the government party Syriza. Now the tricky vote on the new name of the neighbouring country, Macedonia's next, the future is to hot North-Macedonia. Here, too, Tsipras needs to fear whether he has the majority on his side.

The Tsipras negotiated compromise Name with Macedonia brings a lot of Greeks in Rage. Nationalists and Conservatives are up in arms against it, for the Sunday demonstrations are announced. During the parliamentary debate in the run-up to the question of Trust, the agreement with the neighbouring country was the focus of the discussion.

"With this agreement shall be recognized a Macedonian Nation and a Macedonian language", criticised the conservative leader of the opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Many Greeks fear that the neighbor to the North could make its Northern province of Macedonia is in dispute. "The limited majority, you have no longer represents the people," said Mitsotakis.

Tsipras referred to the fact that Skopje had informed the Greek government on Wednesday about the completion of the formalities for the new name. It had been declared, inter alia, that "nationality" citizenship was meant, and the term does not define the ethnicity of the citizens of the country. The vote that is pending now in the Greek Parliament, is a sensitive national issue, admitted the Premier. Every single one of the 300 deputies in Parliament, should assume the historical responsibility.

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do not order when tuned, after the completion of the question of Confidence on Wednesday evening. Observers assume that it could not be later than next week. Until then, however, is programmed unrest in the past few days, many of the members want to vote for the new name of Northern Macedonia were threatened, with phone Calls and text messages. A poster campaign in the North of Greece was the likenesses of the politicians with the question: "Will You (our province) of Macedonia?" The police took six Suspects.

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Because of the name of compromise, it was not at all to the question of Trust come: Tsipras had decided to take the step on Sunday after the majority purchasers, the right-wing populist Panos Kammenos, who had announced a coalition with the government party Syriza, because he did not want to support the compromise. The Parliament in Skopje has agreed to the new name. (dpa)

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