Majority vote approves Greek Parliament com’t to probe memoranda

A majority of Parliament deputies, 156 out of 300 MPs, voted to establish a Parliamentary committee of inquiry to investigate exactly how and under what circumstances Greece entered the bailout memorandums since 2010.

The vote came just before 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning following a marathon session.

Two-hundred and fifty deputies voted, 156 in favor and 72 against, with 22 voting present.

Practically all opposition MPs voted against.

Seventeen deputies will serve on the committee of inquiry, whose tenure will extend for six months with the possibility to an extension.

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