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Leftist Syriza coalition leader Alexis Tsipras (left) shakes hands with Greek President Carolos Papoulias at the Presidential Palace, central Athens, May 8, 2012
Wednesday, May. 09, 2012

Open quoteSome people interpreted the election result as a vote of anger. They are making a mistake. It was a mature and conscious choice.Close quote

  • ALEXIS TSIPRAS,
  • leader of the far-left Syriza party in Greece, on his party coming second in the country's election; he has called the previous government's austerity program "barbarous"
Photo: Xinhua / Giorgos Kontarinis / Pool | Source: CNN