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Council of State rules Referendum is conform with Greece’s Constitutional Law

Greece’s Council of State rejected the appeal submitted by two citizens seeking to cancel Sunday’s Referendum as “unconstitutional.” Greece’s top court decided to accept an appeal by 20 lawyers seeking to cancel the two citizens’ appeal. The layers had proven the constitutionality of the Referendum. The “two citizens submitted their appeal on Wednesday, the lawyers on Thursday. The CoS plenary convened in an extraordinary session on Friday due to the urgency of the ruling.

The Referendum will take place on Sunday, 5th July 2015 as scheduled.

Ballot boxes will be open 7 am – 7 pm. First results are expected around 8-9 pm.

Some additional information on the constitutionality of the Referendum is here in English.

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  1. Giaourti Giaourtaki

    Insane or crazy: “NO to the offer that no longer exists” would mean “we don’t care about the vote, it’s senseless” but the “Europeans” in best Orwellian tradition invent a “No to Europe” and occupy the Referendum.

  2. I think the public opinion has shifted massively in the last 6 months.

    At the start of the year I read a lot sympathy for the Greek situation, especially in European newspapers. Now there is mainly frustration about the Greek top politicians saying neither yes or no, but coming with high demands.

    After a while, being baffled becomes being fed up.
    This is not my point of view, I am just summarizing.