More than 6 in 10 want compromise

Most Greeks want the government to reach a compromise with its creditors while public support for the method of negotiation being pursued is waning, a new opinion poll shows.

According to the survey carried out by Marc for Efimerida ton Syntakton and published on Saturday, 65.9 percent want a compromise and 30.7 percent a rift. As for Greece’s style of negotiation, 54.2 percent support it compared to 81.5 percent in February.

Asked if conservative New Democracy could do better, 56.6 percent said it would be worse and 23.4 percent better. If elections were held now, 36.2 percent said they would vote for leftist SYRIZA, 21 percent ND, 6.7 percent Potami, 5.4 percent Golden Dawn, 5 percent the Communist Party, 4.1 percent Independent Greeks and 3.1 percent PASOK.

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