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Passos Coelho wins re-election in Portugal, says ready to “compromise”

It is a win, but not with an overall majority for the Portuguese centre-right, which looks set to win about 38.5% of the vote to the Socialists 32% in the general election.

Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho becomes the first European leader to win re-election after imposing harsh austerity at the EU’s behest on a member state’s economy.

Another coalition appears inevitable, and the drop in support means Passos Coelho may have to soften some policies.

“This is the first time that a coalition …
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