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Portugal is an example – liberation

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New center-right Prime Minister Luis Montenegro put forward a government that excluded the racist Sega party, despite winning 18% of the legislative elections. After the deal with the Socialists, the Speaker of Parliament has a health curve.

After the unexpected result of the populist Sega party (“that's enough”) in the March 10th legislative elections, Portugal will join these states with 7% to 18% of the vote and 12 to 50 representatives in two years. Is the far-right EU, if not alone in power, at least associated with business through an agreement with the traditional right? No, this catastrophic scenario will not come true. Luis Montenegro's moderate right, called for turning the page on nearly nine years of socialist rule, wanted to see an agreement on the left rather than open the door to a political force with a violent racist discourse.

In an early vote called by Prime Minister Antonio Costa, troubled by a corruption scandal affecting one of his ministers, the far-right Social Democratic Party (PSD) narrowly won under the Democratic Alliance (AD). stamp Its leader, Luis Montenegro, a 51-year-old lawyer who was considered dull and unattractive a few months ago, admitted himself during his campaign.

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