Mtvıd, Mtpıx, Awlq, Bısv, Bısv08, Clc, Clr, Co2, Com, Cru, Dıp, Ener, Enff, Eng, Enr, Env, Expro, Fın, Fıns, Fıns08, Gen, News1, Ngs, Nrg, Oılg, Pol, Vote, Wrm, Weu, Scandv, Europ, No, Nord, Topnws, Topcmb

Mtvıd, Mtpıx

Norway's election winners meet in bid to form majority government

Norway's election winners meet in bid to form majority government

9/23/2021 12:05:00 PM

Norway's election winners meet in bid to form majority government

Norway's centre-left election winners were meeting on Thursday for three-way talks to determine whether they can form a majority coalition government, with oil, taxes and EU relations among the sticking points.

Labour leader Jonas Gahr Stoere, who is expected to become Norway'snext prime minister, has during the last week held individual meetings with Centre Party leader Trygve Slagsvold Vedum and the Socialist Left's Audun Lysbakken.But Thursday's gathering at a resort an hour's drive north of Oslo is believed to be the first time the three will sit down together since the election.

Angelina Jolie Has a Goddess Moment in Archive Valentino Call for Nominations: National Space Council Users' Advisory Group Infrastructure and spending bill negotiations: Live updates

"We have had a clear mandate in the election for a change... and we are going to discuss how to make this change happen," Stoere told reporters. "I am very optimistic about this."Billed as exploratory talks, the initial phase is set to determine whether detailed negotiations should be opened next week, or if Stoere has to settle for ruling in a minority.

Norway's status as an oil and gas producer, contributing to climate change, was at the heart ofthe election campaign, although a transition away from petroleum is likely to be gradual despite progress by pro-environment parties.Its oil and gas industry pumps around 4 million barrels of oil equivalent per day, accounting for over 40% of export revenues, although output is projected to fall from 2030 onwards.

The Socialist Party wants to halt all exploration for new resources, which would hasten the oil industry's decline, but Labour and Centre have rejected this position.Labour is wary of potential job losses from petroleum's demise, and champions state-sponsored policies to encourage a transfer of engineering know-how from oil production to renewable energy.

Norway's incumbent government, led by Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg, conceded the election on Sept. 13 and will step down as soon as Labour is ready to form a cabinet.Editing by Gwladys Fouche and Giles Elgood. Editing by Angus MacSwanOur Standards:

More from ReutersSign up for our newsletterSubscribe for our daily curated newsletter to receive the latest exclusive Reuters coverage delivered to your inbox. Read more: Reuters Top News »

Versusgame:: YES vs NO

What's your pick?

Assalamualikum, Keep me and my family in your doa / pray. If Urgent... 📞Call me on ☎ +8801922095828 With Thanks and Regards, AsikBipu(AB)

Canada's Trudeau vows cooperation with opponents after bid for majority failsCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday acknowledged he will need to work with other parties after he fell short of winning a majority in parliamentary elections, leaving him once more dependent on opposition legislators to govern. The multitudes remained plunged in ignorance… and their leaders, seeking their votes, did not dare to undeceive them.” - Winston Churchill

German elections 2021: 'Bazooka man' Olaf Scholz bidding for chancellorThe centre-left finance minister has led the polls in the run-up to the vote to succeed Angela Merkel.

Pro-Kremlin party loses 19 seats in election, retains majority to change constitutionThe parliamentary election excluded most opposition politicians from seeking seats after authorities cracked down on Kremlin critics.

Manila mayor announces candidacy for Philippine presidential electionManila mayor Francisco Domagoso, one of the leading candidates in opinion polls, says he will run for the Philippine presidency in the 2022 election Second Option ka pa rin Pards ng mga Ilokano.

Opinion | The Enormity of Manchin’s Skinny H.R.1From WSJopinion: Democrats started with a bad voting bill that was gigantic, and they’ve whittled it into a bad voting bill that’s merely enormous. It still deserves to die. opinion We Republican and Democrat need to stop the craziness that’s happening all across our Country! This continued surge of lies and deceit from the GOP Senators must stop & only we the people can stop them. I ask all Americans get out and vote them out while we still have a Country! opinion I am so shocked the editorial board doesn’t support easier access for voting. I totally couldn’t see this coming from a mile away. opinion Wish you focused more on the problem and not the desperate attempt as the solution. But Wall Street Journal is for cutting voting access to minority voters who now have 1 place 5,000 voters can go that now close at 5 knowing people have to work and can't vote early or after work.

Liz Cheney’s Re-Election Bid Pits Trump Against BushThe race for Wyoming’s single U.S. House district has pitted two of the biggest names in Republican politics against one another: both of the party’s living former presidents. davidfrum Who voted not to pay for the republican tax scam and other debt they approved during the trump regime. ByronYork For all those with an opinion: My vote counts, and it's likely that yours doesn't. And I say throw her out on her ear. so good a Republican, her state's party doesn't want to claim her. Toss the loss