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What does PASOK stand for?

PASOK stands for Panhellenic Socialist Movement (Greece)

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The news was hardly startling, given that in its first eight years within the euro zone (2001-08) Greece averaged annual budget deficits equal to 5 percent of GDP, compared to the other members' average of 2 percent; gorged itself on an extravagant 2004 Summer Olympics; and capped off the party in October 2009 by voting in the Panhellenic Socialist Movement party, which promised to spend even more money.
Papandreou, who is due to meet with visiting US Vice President Joe Biden on Monday for eurozone crisis talks, heads the socialist party know as the Panhellenic Socialist Movement have vowed to unveil proposed EU treaty changes to create what Merkel has dubbed a "European fiscal union with strict rules" and the French leader calls "true economic government.
Opposition Panhellenic Socialist Movement led by former foreign minister George Papandreou is favored to beat Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis's conservative New Democracy in the elections.
Capital: Athens Head of State: President Konstandinos (Kostis) Stephanopoulos (since March 1995) President elected by Parliament for a five-year term Head of Government: Prime Minister Costas Simitis (since January 1996) Prime minister appointed by the President Parliament: The single-house parliament (Vouli ton Ellinon) has 300 seats; members are elected by direct popular vote to serve four-year terms POLITICS The Panhellenic Socialist Movement (Pasok) government, led by Costas Simitis, is expected to stay in office until close to its full term in May 2004.
The letter, the end result of a long struggle to persuade the ailing leader to relinquish his grip on power, was addressed to the Central Committee of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, the party Papandreou founded in 1974 and first led to power in 1981.