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Finnish PM says government could break up due to new Finns party leader - report
June 10, 2017 / 1:55 PM / 3 months ago

Finnish PM says government could break up due to new Finns party leader - report

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila said that there is a risk his three-party government could break up following Saturday’s leadership change in co-ruling nationalist Finns party.

“Of course (there’s is a risk). This is a tough spot for the government”, Sipila told Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat.

Sipila is due to meet with Finns party’s new chairman, anti-immigration hardliner Jussi Halla-aho on Monday.

Reporting by Tuomas Forsell, editing by Jussi Rosendahl

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