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Ruling Party Declares Victory in Greek Elections

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Ruling Party Declares Victory in Greek Elections

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Ruling Party Declares Victory in Greek Elections

Ruling Party Declares Victory in Greek Elections

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Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis has declared victory for his conservative ruling party in Sunday's parliamentary elections in Greece. However, it appears the New Democracy party will have a slim majority in parliament.

The election came just weeks after devastating wildfires in Greece. Sixty-five people died as the Greek government struggled to cope with the blazes.

Sylvia Poggioli talks about the results with Noah Adams.