Tsipras Says Coalition `Unnatural' as Nail-Biter Election Looms

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  • Syriza leader defends record in office in two-hour TV debate
  • Opinion polls put Syriza and New Democracy neck and neck

Alexis Tsipras, former Greek prime minister.

Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Alexis Tsipras told Greek voters that forming a grand coalition with his arch rivals would be “unnatural” and that a refusal to do so won’t stoke further political turmoil in Europe’s most indebted state.

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