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New Government November 2017

78% Support the New Cabinet

Iceland‘s new cabinet enjoys the support of 78% of the nation, according to a new poll from Stöð 2, Fréttablaðið and Vísir.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland

Coalition Promises To Establish New Tone

The coalition agreement between the Independence Party, the Leftist-Green Movement and the Progressive Party was signed earlier this morning and proposes “reinforcing the capacity of the Althingi.”

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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