Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou won a confidence vote in the parliament in Athens, distancing the prospect of early elections that could push the country to default.
A total of 153 lawmakers in the 300-strong chamber supported the confidence motion and 145 against, Parliament Speaker Filippos Petsalnikos said in remarks carried live on state-run Vouli TV today. A total of 298 deputies voted in the poll.
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