KKE chief urges communist voters to turn their backs on SYRIZA

KKE chief urges communist voters to turn their backs on SYRIZA

Greek Communist Party (KKE) chief Dimitris Koutsoumbas has urged party supporters to cast a blank or invalid vote where a communist candidate is not on the ballot on Sunday's local elections.

Speaking during a live broadcast on Friday, Koutsoumbas attacked leftist opposition SYRIZA for being dedicated to the maintenance of the capitalist status quo.

“[SYRIZA] engages in gimmicky rhetoric... and wants to be Caliph instead of the Caliph,” Koutsoumbas said borrowing a line from French comic strip character Iznogoud.

Social democracy, the KKE chief said, facilitates the path to the system's last resort, which is fascism.

Πηγή: ekathimerini.com

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