PASOK


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PASOK

(ˈpæsɒk)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Panhellenic Socialist Movement
[C20: Modern Greek Pa(nhellenion) So(sialistiko) K(enema)]
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37) We have argued that PASOK did not in fact face an overwhelming external constraint in the 1980s.
This led to a polarisation of political life in which the two big parties, PASOK and the New Democracy, monopolised political power, succeeding each other in government and, if one adds the personal animosity between their leaders - Papandreou and Mitsotakis - until 1994, produced what looks like games of 'bad and good guys', who's who depending on who is in power and who in opposition.
PASOK made clear that while it had backed the government over the bailout for the sake of saving Greece from financial ruin, that support would not continue.
The Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the government Vice President have arranged to meet at 6pm on Monday, while the Ministry of Finances' negotiation team will be accompanied by a PASOK envoy.
Pasok et Dimar reclament l'annulation de l'acte legislatif portant seulement les signatures de M.
PASOK linked ERT's closure with a demand by the troika for 2,000 layoffs in the state sector by August, and called for an immediate meeting of party leaders.
PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos warned of a "big battle" in Brussels to craft a new deal that would promote growth and contain unemployment: "The most critical issue is the formation of the national negotiation team and ensuring that it is successful," he told reporters.
He proposed a four-party coalition between New Democracy, Syriza, PASOK and Democratic Left.
Talks have already begun, with Samaras due to meet the head of PASOK, Evangelos Venizelos, at 3 p.
PASOK which is expected to rank third in Sunday's elections, shares ND's view that the next government should seek only a review of the tough austerity terms with EU-International Monetary Fund lenders to ease the deep recession and remain in euro.
Greek: Socialist Pasok leader Evangelos Venizelos on Friday failed in the latest bid to form a government after the radical leftist Syriza party refused to join a pro-austerity coalition with the socialists and conservatives.
Correspondent of Utrinski Vesnik says that Greek party Syriza, compared to PASOK and New Democracy, has a better stance toward the Macedonian-Greek dispute and distances itself from the radical elements that do not even allow the usage of term 'Macedonia.