The ultra-nationalist far right Golden Dawn says it wants immigrants out of Greece after exit polls show it would pass into parliament for the first time.
Golden Dawn Leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos
The ultra nationalist far right party Golden Dawn supporters celebrated on Sunday after exit polls showed them winning between 5 to 7 per cent of the vote, enough for them to gain representation in parliament for the first time in Greek history.
Golden Dawn Leader, Nikolaos Michaloliakos shouted “The Europe of the nations returns, Greece is only the beginning” as he walked towards party headquaters and pledged to deal with illegal immigrants first.
Supporters clapped and chanted party slogan “Greece belongs to Greeks”.
Golden Dawn, an extreme right nationalist party with patriotic symbolism and an anti-immigrant stance, has tapped into nationalist sentiment rising in the country after the strict European Union/IMF-imposed bailout terms helped plunge Greece into economic turmoil.