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Denmark's prime minister calls election to be held on June 5

Denmark's prime minister calls election to be held on June 5
FILE PHOTO: Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen arrives at an extraordinary European Union leaders summit to discuss Brexit, in Brussels, Belgium April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo -
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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's prime minister has called an election to be held on June 5, he told parliament on Tuesday.

Opinion polls indicate Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen of the centre-right Liberal Party will lose power to Mette Frederiksen of the centre-left Social Democratic Party.

(Reporting by Stine Jacobsen and Jacob Grønholt-Pedersen; Editing by Alison Williams)

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