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Swedish parliament to vote again on Stefan Lofven as new PM

Swedish parliament to vote again on Stefan Lofven as new PM
FILE PHOTO: Sweden's Prime Minister and Social Democratic party leader Stefan Lofven speaks during the election campaign in Stockholm, Sweden September 8, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo -
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's parliament will vote in early December on whether Social Democrat Stefan Lofven, the current caretaker prime minister, should form a new administration, the speaker said on Friday.

A hung parliament has already voted out Lofven, prime minister for four years until a September election, and there is little indication he has enough support to pass the vote.

Parliament has also rejected centre-right Alliance leader Ulf Kristersson as prime minister.

GRAPHIC - Election scenarios: https://tmsnrt.rs/2p45tJh

(Reporting by Stockholm Newsroom; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

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