Against most expectations, New Democracy leader is giving a speech right now agreeing to participate in a temporary, transitional government of national unity, with the objective of implementing the agreement of October 26th and then holding national elections within a short time period.
Previously, press reports indicate that Prime Minister Papandreou, currently in a Cabinet meeting, will be meeting with the President of the Republic following the meeting.
It may indeed be that a government of national unity emerges in Greece. The end of the Papandreou government is clearly at hand.
© Philip Ammerman, 2011