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The right allies with the Greens to form a historic coalition government in Ireland

June 15, 2020

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael and opposition party Fianna Fail are only one step away from a historic coalition thanks to an agreement with the Greens, new allies of the Irish right to prevent Sinn Fein’s left. February election winners, take power.

The leaders of the three parties are expected to ratify the pact concluded after the weekend meetings, which ended a negotiation lasting more than a month.

The program will address a number of demands from environmentalists, including better environmental policies, including additional funding for public transport, more and better bicycle infrastructures, an increase in carbon tax, and significant progress in reducing CO2 emissions by 7 percent per year by 2030.

The right allies with the Greens to form a historic coalition government in IrelandThe right allies with the Greens to form a historic coalition government in Ireland

Fianna Fáil’s chairman, Micheál Martin, said on Sunday that negotiations would resume on Monday, but assured that it was “very possible” that a government program had been reached by then, according to The Irish newspaper Times “. .