Outgoing Greek Prime Minister and the Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras speaks to a gathering of his party members in Athens, on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
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Other polls also showed the lead narrowing, suggesting momentum may be shifting towards New Democracy.Tsipras said he wanted to complete what he started when Syriza won national elections in January.The MRB poll showed Popular Unity was backed by 4.2 percent -- above the 3 percent threshold needed to enter parliament -- while Syriza was on 24.6 percent and New Democracy on 22.8 percent.The MRB poll, based on a sample of 1,008 participants countrywide between Aug. 25-27, showed that 75.4 percent of Greeks believe the country must stay in the euro, though nearly 73 percent also had a negative view of the new rescue package negotiated by Tsipras.
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