Athens has been locked in talks with its European Union and International Monetary Fund lenders on the austerity package for months, but a final agreement has been held up by the small Democratic Left party's refusal to back the new wage laws.
What does DL stand for?
DL stands for Democratic Left (UK)
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The new Greek coalition cabinet, comprising Samaras' rightist New Democracy, traditional leftists PASOK and smaller Democratic Left, was announced Thursday, following crucial general elections last Sunday.
His New Democracy party will join forces with the socialist PASOK party, which came in third place, and the smaller Democratic Left led by Fotis Kouvelis.
President Karolos Papoulias met the heads of the conservative New Democracy, socialist PASOK and Democratic Left parties yesterday in the eighth day of talks to resolve the deadlock.
The Greek political party leaders emerged late Sunday from emergency cabinet talks with no breakthrough in sight, particularly after the moderate Democratic Left party's rejection to join pro-bailout parties in a coalition without the more radical far left Syriza.
Erdogan earlier met with chairpersons of Democratic Left Party (DSP), Grand Unity Party (BBP) and Felicity Party (SP).
As interim president, he set June 20 as election day after talks with PiS and other opposition parties including the Democratic Left Alliance -- the latter's presidential candidate, deputy speaker and ex-defence minister Jerzy Szmajdzinski, also died in the crash.
Hoyer poured cold water on one possibility -- having the House pass the Senate bill unchanged -- warning "I don't think that's a very viable option" because of opposition to doing so from the Democratic left flank.