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Finland’s former premier wins presidential election

 Published: 11:45, 12 February 2024

Finland’s former premier wins presidential election

Finland's former Prime Minister Alexander Stubb became the Nordic country’s 13th president after defeating former Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto in Sunday’s election.

Stubb, of the conservative National Coalition party, secured 51.6% of the vote, while Haavisto of the Green Party received 48.4%, according to local media.

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