President Demetris Christofias has lashed out at opposition parties, saying that he is sick and tired of being attacked amid calls for his resignation and outrage over of his rejection of a public inquiry finding him responsible for the deadly explosion at Evangelos Florakis naval base.
Opposition parties DISY, EDEK, and DIKO say there are suggestions on the table to propose a consensus candidate to serve as interim President of the Republic should President Demetris Christofias decided to resign after all.
A dispute over early presidential elections would not serve the island's national interests amid Turkey's threats over offshore oil-and-gas exploration rights, said government spokesman Stefanos Stefanou in response to criticism from opposition leader Nikos Anastassiades (above) who has called for early elections.
President Demetris Christofias has rejected responsibility for the deadly explosion at Evangelos Florakis naval base in Mari, and refused to resign - a position supported by his Council of Ministers who had a crisis meeting at his home in Makedonitissa last night (October 3rd).
Main opposition party DISY has called for early presidential elections in the wake of a public inquiry finding President Christofias personally and politically responsible for the deadly explosion at Evangelos Florakis naval base.
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