Gains by nationalist Finns party complicates Finland coalition talksWorld | 15 Apr 2019 1:30 pm
The chairman of Finland's The Finns Party Jussi Halla-aho, left, party secretary Riikka Slunga-Poutsalo and Campaign manager Ossi Sandvik. The nationalist, Eurosceptic Finns party was in second place in the elelctions yesterday with 17.5 percent of the vote, based on results released by the justice ministry. The party hierarchy is seen at a parliamentary election party in Helsinki, Finland yesterday.
The strong result achieved by the Finns party will result in complicated coalition talks.
Antti Rinne, who heads the center-left Social Democratic party claimed victory in the general election and said he “has questions” for the Finns Party.