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Greece: New Prime Minister Makes First Official Facebook Comment

Categories: Greece, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Elections, Governance, Politics

Newly elected Antonis Samaras posts his first message [1] [el] as Greek Prime Minister on his official Facebook page, asking for Greek people to “show patriotism and unbreakable national unity and trust”. He also underlined that “with God's help, they will do everything possible to get the country out of crisis the soonest”. Netizens comment on Twitter [2]. Following the results of the Greek General Elections on June 17, 2012, the New Democracy [3] party has formed a coalition government, sworn in on June 20 [4], with PASOK [5] and DIMAR [6], the third and sixth largest parties by seat counts.