Greece elects first woman president

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Greece elects first woman president
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Greece’s parliament elected former Council of State head Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the country’s next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers.

Sakellaropoulou, 63, won the support of 261 lawmakers in the 300-seated parliament. She was backed by lawmakers from ruling New Democracy, leftist SYRIZA opposition and the center-left Movement for Change alliance (KINAL).

MPs Antonis Samaras from New Democracy, Tryfonas Alexiadis, Nikos Syrmalenios, Kostas Zouraris and Alexandros Meikopoulos...


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Greece elects first woman president


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