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Four Party Coalition Talks Disbanded

Four Party Coalition Talks Disbanded

Coalition talks between four parties have just been disbanded. The chairmen of all four parties have confirmed that the reason is due to the Progressive Party's scepticism towards such a slim majority of 32 seats against 31 in opposition.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir.

Four Parties Begin Coalition Talks

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, chairman of the Leftist-Green Movement has just received the President's mandate to lead coalition talks with three other parties. Those parties are the Social Democratic Party, the Progressive Party and the Pirate Party.

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Left-leaning Government Less Likely

Following last Saturday‘s general elections, it is currently unclear what sort of government will be formed. Yesterday, the chairmen of every party that gained seats in parliament met with the President to discuss the next steps.

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Import of Cats and Dogs Reassessed

Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir will prepare a new risk assessment for the Icelandic government on the import of cats and dogs.

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