Samaras to Be Sworn in as Greek Prime Minister Today

Antonis Samaras, leader of Greece’s New Democracy party, will be sworn in today as premier of the country’s new coalition government, a New Democracy official told reporters in Athens.

President Karolos Papoulias will swear in Samaras after Samaras today visits him to brief him on the results of his mandate to form a government, said the official, who declined to be named.

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