Alexis Tsipras and His Syriza Party Clash as Greece Faces Another Deadline

Parliament must approve a package of financial and judicial changes before midnight to keep negotiations on track for the bailout of about $94 billion.

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As another deadline for approving a package of creditor-mandated measures approached on Wednesday, Prime MinisterAlexis Tsipras and rebellious members of his leftist Syriza party have begun taking shots at one another in public.

Parliament must approve a package of financial and judicial changes before midnight to keep negotiations on track for the bailout of 86 billion euros, or about $94 billion.

It has been clear since the first vote on the measures last week that a significant faction of Mr. Tsipras is frustrated with his leadership on the debt crisis, with about a quarter of his party voting against the first package of measures in Parliament last Wednesday.

The disagreement had largely played out behind closed doors and without rancor as Mr. Tsipras tried to persuade his dissenting party members, most of whom belong to the hard-line faction known as the Left Platform, to support him.

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On Tuesday night, however, Mr. Tsipras, perhaps recognizing that he was making little headway, seemed to take the first shot, as those close to him let it be known that he had said that the hard-liners were “hiding behind the safety of his signature.”

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