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Why the Greek elections are so important for the eurozone

This Sunday's poll will determine far more than the future of Greece

By Vicky Pryce  

Supporters of New Democracy wave Greek flags during Prime Minister's Antonis Samaras pre-election speech. © Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/Press Association Images

Why is it that the forthcoming elections on 25th January in a country which accounts for a mere 2 per cent of the eurozone’s GDP are grabbing the news headlines? The announcement of a snap election by Prime Minister Samaras came after his 2015 budget was rejected by the eurogroup in early December…

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