Finnish coalition government narrowly survives confidence vote

November 7, 2014 2:22 PM

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Finnish coalition government narrowly survives confidence vote

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's left-right coalition government narrowly survived a no-confidence vote on Friday brought on by the country's economic woes, which have been exacerbated by a slowdown in the euro zone and by the crisis in Ukraine.

The four-party government under Alexander Stubb won parliament's backing by 97 votes to 94.

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