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Sweden’s Left Party leader would talk to Moderates in event of no confidence in new government

Left leader Jonas Sjöstedt. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

Published: 19.Jan.2019 16:54 hrs

The Left Party has said it would be prepared to trigger a hypothetical vote of no confidence in Sweden’s new government, but does not have enough votes on its own to pass such a motion.

Left leader Jonas Sjöstedt said he would speak to Ulf Kristersson and Ebba Busch Thor of the conservative Moderate and Christian Democrat parties to appeal for support in such a situation, but ruled out turning to the far-right Sweden Democrats.

The Left Party would need seven additional votes from MPs to trigger a no confidence vote.

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