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Athens: Tsipras wins confidence vote for reforms

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won the confidence vote of the new government to pass key reform laws before the first review of its international bailout - Greece has promised to implement the third bailout programme agreed with EU and IMF lenders in August in exchange for Eur 86bn.

Athens: Tsipras wins confidence vote for reforms
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (R) acknowledges the applauds, after his speech prior to a confidence vote of the new government at the Greek parliament in Athens on October 8, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)
Athens: Tsipras wins confidence vote for reforms
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addresses lawmakers during a parliament session prior the confidence vote of the new government, at the Greek Parliament in Athens early on October 8, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)
Athens: Tsipras wins confidence vote for reforms
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addresses lawmakers during a parliament session prior the confidence vote of the new government, at the Greek Parliament in Athens early on October 8, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)
Athens: Tsipras wins confidence vote for reforms
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (C) addresses lawmakers during a parliament session prior the confidence vote of the new government, at the Greek Parliament in Athens early on October 8, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)
Athens: Tsipras wins confidence vote for reforms
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (R) looks on, after his speech, prior to a confidence vote of the new government at the Greek parliament in Athens on October 8, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)