Greek Finance Minister resigns to take over PASOK

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos he is resigning to lead the PASOK to general elections.

“We have elections ahead and I had this morning the opportunity in a farewell meeting at the finance ministry to give my last instructions,” Venizelos said after he met with Greek President Karolos Papoulias.

The snap general election will take place at the end of April or the beginning of May.

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