Costa sworn in Portugal PM; will his Govt survive after March?

BLOOMBERG.COM | 27 November 2015 10:47 IST

Antonio Costa speaking after swearing in

Portugal’s new Prime Minister Antonio Costa will need to keep a group of anti-austerity radicals onside to sustain his minority Socialist government after his maneuver to seize power tore up a four-decade political convention.

Costa, sworn in as premier in Lisbon Thursday, teamed up with the Communists and the Left Bloc this month to force out Pedro Passos Coelho just five weeks after Coelho’s Social Democrat-led coalition won the most votes in October’s election. CLICK TO READ MORE is now on Telegram & also Youtube. Kindly subscribe for free & remain updated.

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