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Ireland's Sinn Fein says 'very, very tricky' to form all-left government

Reuters Thursday, 13 February 2020
It would be "very, very tricky" to form a government that does not include one of Ireland's two large center-right parties, Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, the head of left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein said on Thursday.
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