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Rinne to take over finance portfolio

The newly-elected chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Antti Rinne, will also take over the responsibilities of the Minister of Finance, the SDP party council decided unanimously at the Parliament Annex on Wednesday. Jutta Urpilainen (SDP) is expected to relinquish the office of the Minister of Finance next week.

28.5.2014 11:36

Rinne, who appeared before the media shortly after midday Wednesday, revealed that he will take up the position of Minister of Finance, because it will enable him to influence “how new jobs are created in Finland”.

No other ministerial portfolios will change hands within the SDP, he also told.

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