“We are optimistic that the bill for same-sex couples will be voted on by the largest possible number of New Democracy MPs,” he stressed 100.3 the government representative Pavlos Marinakis.

“My political sense is that the bill will pass ” he said characteristically and added that the formulation yesterday by the president of SYRIZA was also important, “despite the individual formulations which were out of reality”, as Mr. Marinakis mentioned

However, he welcomed the basic wording on voting by Stefanos Kasselakis.

He emphasized that “the course of the government is not at stake» if some New Democracy MPs do not vote for the bill.

When asked if a minister does not vote for the bill he will continue to stay in the government, he replied that the position of the prime minister was clear that bills are approved by the cabinet, ministers participate in the cabinet and have an increased institutional obligation from these decisions

Finally, he explained that the prime minister evaluates individual behaviors every day and also judges the progress and performance of a minister.