Election 2020, Leo Varadkar, Election

Election 2020, Leo Varadkar

'Exploratory talks' between FF and FG to begin next week after Dail fails to elect Taoiseach

'Exploratory talks' between FF and FG to begin next week after Dail fails to elect Taoiseach

21/02/2020 03:29:00

'Exploratory talks' between FF and FG to begin next week after Dail fails to elect Taoiseach

'Exploratory talks' between Fine Gael and Fianna Fàil are to begin next week, it has emerged.

"Exploratory talks" between Fine Gael and Fianna Fàil are to begin next week, it has emerged.Acting Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fàil leader Micheàl Martin spoke by phone late on Thursday eveningThey agreed to meet in person early next week for exploratory talks.

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Fine Gael has also accepted the offer from the Greens for exploratory talks next week.A senior Fine Gael source stressed that the mandate from the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party is only for exploratory and consultative talks, not for a programme for government.

The developments come after the Dàil failed to nominate a Taoiseach on the first day of the 33rd Dàil. Read more: Irish Examiner »

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Martin can only survive as FF leader if he becomes Taoiseach, say TDsMicheál Martin can only survive as Fianna Fáil leader if he becomes Taoiseach in the coming weeks, senior TDs have told the Irish Independent. Martin Martin election are over has no one told you yet & unless S/S & Leo lets you become Taoiseach you have to go back to the back of the queue or retire loads of open space on the bog of Allen to retired to & take your sidekick with you any room for Leo to Bye bye Mehole ! It just shows this is all this man cares about, becoming Taoiseach. Not about the people or the country.

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