Snap polls set for April 29, PM tells Barroso

Early general elections will be held on April 29, Prime Minister Lucas Papademos told European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso during their summit talks in Brussels, Kathimerini has learned.

According to sources, European Union officials are all but certain that Greece will have a new government in May.

At a press conference in Brussels on Friday, Papademos refused to respond to questions regarding the date of elections.