After months of futile attempts to form a government in Sweden, the previous head of government Stefan Löfven (61) has a parliamentary majority. The Board of Directors of the, so far, the opposition centre party, said on Saturday with a 56 to 2 vote to support a minority government under the leadership of the social Democrats, Löfven. Also, the leadership of the liberal party recommended to the on Sunday to the Board of Directors, for Löfven to pronounce.
Both parties do not want to enter a coalition, their votes would be enough to help Löfven as the head of a minority government of social Democrats and Greens in Parliament a majority. The vote could take place on Wednesday, four months after the election in September.
Löfven is since 2014, the head of government. Since the election, his coalition with the Green party the parliamentary majority lost, the office, only business leader. A minority government that is tolerated by the center party and the liberals, is expected to run a much more conservative policy than in the past.More about
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The problems with the formation of the government hang together with the good performance of the right-wing populist Sweden Democrats in the Parliament election in September. They were behind the social Democrats and the Mode is the third strongest force. Since then, neither the left nor the conservative bloc had a majority. (dpa)