Norway's Conservative PM claims victory in close election

Norway`s Prime Minister Erna Solberg cast her ballot flanked by her husband Sindre Finnes (L) at a polling station in Bergen during general election on September 11, 2017. In background left is her husband. Photo: Marit Hommedal / NTB Scanpix / AFP

OSLO – Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg claimed victory in Norway's close legislative elections on Monday, saying voters had given her "a mandate for four more years".

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"We have to be a little cautious, but it looks as though we will have a non-socialist majority," she told a rally of cheering supporters as confetti was dropped on the crowd.


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