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Sinn Fein says preference is to form a left-wing government

Reuters Monday, 10 February 2020
Sinn Fein's first priority is to form a government with fellow left-wing parties, but the Irish nationalist party will also talk to the country's dominant center-right parties Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Monday.
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News video: Sinn Fein eye up coalition after election surge

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Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein is ready to enter government in Ireland and it would be undemocratic to exclude it, leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Sunday after tallies indicated her party narrowly secured the most votes in a national election. Francesca Lynagh reports.

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