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Finland's PM-elect plans six-party government

Finland's PM-elect plans six-party government

Finland's prime minister-elect says he plans to form a broad-based coalition of six parties, after a nationalist party opted to be in the opposition.
Finance Minister Jyrki Katainen says the government will include his National Coalition Party, the Social Democrats, the left-wing Left Alliance as well as the Greens and two smaller parties.
Wednesday's announcement came a month after Katainen's conservative party won the April 17 election, tasking him with forming the new coalition.
The nationalist True Finns party, which made sizable gains in the election, pulled out of the talks last week saying it could not be part of an administration that approves bailouts to Portugal and other cash-strapped European countries.