Finland’s Coalition Parties Agree Spending Boost: Media | 4/15/2019 | Staff
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Chairman of The Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne speaks to media at the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle studios in Helsinki, Finland April 15, 2019. Lehtikuva/Antti Aimo-Koivisto via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. FINLAND OUT.

HELSINKI (Reuters) – The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland’s largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed government sources.

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The election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties have been in talks since the April 14 general election to agree a joint program for their planned coalition.

Social Democrat Antti Rinne, who is likely to be Finland’s next prime minister, told reporters on Tuesday that the parties had been able to agree on financial measures for the new government but did not reveal any figures or details.

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Other policies remain under discussion.

Rinne won the election on promises to...
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