The left is taking power in Norway


Published 14 September 2021 at 00.09

Abroad. By all accounts, there will be a change of power in Norway. The Social Democratic Labor Party, together with the Center Party and the Socialist Left, together have a majority of the voter support in Monday's election, according to forecasts.

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AP leader Jonas Gahr Støre looks to be Norway's next prime minister.

– We have waited, we have hoped and worked so hard, and now we can finally say that we managed it, Støre said in his victory speech, reports SVT Nyheter.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has called Jonas Gahr Støre and congratulated him on the election victory, reports Aftenposten.

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven congratulates his Norwegian colleague on Twitter.

“I am happy to congratulate my friend Jonas Gahr Støre on the election success. Norway is one of the countries we in Sweden have the most in common and we have a lot to gain from to continue our close cooperation for strong societies that take responsibility for the climate “, writes Löfven.