Portugal's election winner Montenegro expects president to name him PM

March 21, 2024 1:28 pm

[Source: Reuters]

The leader of Portugal’s centre-right Democratic Alliance, Luis Montenegro, said he expected the president to invite him to form a new government.

Once the remaining ballots from abroad have been counted following a parliamentary election on March 10.

The Alliance, which won by a slim margin and landed well short of a working majority, is prepared to govern on its own, he said. That would require negotiating support for legislation in parliament on a case-by-case basis.

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