Portugal’s PM António Costa wins surprise majority in snap election – video

Posted by on January 31, 2022 2:24 am
Categories: Global Stories

Defying all odds, Portugal’s centre-left Socialists have won an outright parliamentary majority in the country’s snap general election. The result has secured a strong new mandate for the prime minister, António Costa, a champion of balanced public accounts. The result, boosted by a higher than expected turnout despite the coronavirus pandemic, comes as a surprise after the Socialists had lost most of their advantage in recent opinion polls, and means Portugal will have a stable government to oversee the application of EU pandemic recovery funds

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