The Greek parliament has approved a second bill of reforms seen as crucial for its new bailout package, SIA informs citing the AA.
The austerity measures in the bill include changes to the country’s banking and judiciary systems.
Debate over the bill began late Wednesday night and the vote was carried out early Thursday morning. There were 230 votes in favor of the measures, while 63 voted against with five abstentions.
Of the 63 voting against, 31 were deputies of Syriza, the majority party in the ruling Greek coalition.
The main opposition New Democracy, Pasok party and Potami party all voted in favor of the bill, while the far right Golden Dawn and Communist Party of Greece voted against.
Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who voted no in an earlier held vote, this time voted in favor.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will now aim at satisfying the country’s European creditors and securing a three-year bailout worth €85 billion ($93 billion).