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Six Mps Clarify they will Support All Government Bills except Roll-Call Ones
05 02 2019Six deputies informed the president of Parliament on Monday that they wish to continue voting for government bills, following their vote of confidence to the government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, with an exception for roll-call voting. Deputies Elena Kountoura (Tourism minister), Vassilios Kokkalis, Kostas Zouraris, Thanassis Papachristopoulos (all four elected under the Independent Greeks ticket), Katerina Papacosta (Citizen Protection deputy minister, elected under ND) and Spyros Danellis (elected under Potami) also noted that they would vote along government lines for all bills excepting those being voted on by but roll call. Zouraris made an exception for the vote on the accession of FYROM to NATO, whether it is by standard voting or by roll call. The request was made by MPs individually.