Greenland’s leftwing anti-mine party wins snap election

Greenland’s leftwing anti-mine party wins snap election

The Guardian

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Inuit Ataqatigiit secures 37% of votes, and leader calls for halt to uranium mining project at Kvanefjeld

Greenland’s main opposition party, which is against an international mining project involving uranium and other metals on the Arctic island, has emerged as the biggest party after winning more than a third of votes in an early parliamentary election.

The left-leaning Community of the People party (Inuit Ataqatigiit) secured 37% of the votes, entitling it to 12 seats in the Greenlandic national assembly, the 31-seat Inatsisartut.

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