Greek election set for June

Greece will hold a repeat election on 17 June, a source from the Democratic Left party said.

Greek President Karolos Papoulias

ATHENS - Greece will hold a repeat election on 17 June, a source from the Democratic Left party said after party leaders met on Wednesday.

Party leaders also agreed to appoint a senior judge as the caretaker prime minister until the vote, Panos Kammenos, head of the conservative Independent Greeks party, told reporters after the meeting.