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Luxembourg strikes government deal, ending Juncker's era

03.12.13 @ 08:47

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Luxembourg's three smaller parties agreed Monday on a coalition programme that allows them to form a new government to take office Wednesday. The move ends Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker's almost 20 years in power. Xavier Bettel, a popular mayor of Luxembourg city, is set to be the new prime minister.

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