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Greek party leaders seeking final deal on power sharing, to end weeks of uncertainty
ATHENS, Greece (AP) ' Hundreds of poverty-stricken Greeks are queuing for free vegetable handouts as politicians try to finalize a potential power-sharing deal that would end weeks of political uncertainty.
Leaders of three parties backing the debt-crippled country's bailout commitments will meet separately Wednesday to try and finalize a coalition agreement.
The conservative New Democracy came first in Sunday's national elections but without enough seats in Parliament to govern alone. They are in talks with the third-placed Socialists and the smaller Democratic Left party.
Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos says a government could be formed Wednesday.
Greece depends on international rescue loans, granted in exchange for austerity commitments.
Farmers, meanwhile, are distributing 2,000 10-kilo vegetable packages in a central Athens park, in cooperation with municipal authorities.