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On October 16, Norway’s new Prime Minister, Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg, presented her cabinet. Aftenposten reports that for the first time, the government will include ministers — seven from a total of 17 — from the right-wing populist Progress Party: notably in the key posts of Finance, to be taken up by Siv Jensen, and Justice, which has been attributed to Anders Anundsen.

For the Oslo daily, Solberg has played the stability card, by appointing the members of her party “whom she knows best and in whom she has the most trust” to “the most important posts” —

Erna Solberg does not like to experiment […] and this is demonstrated by her choice. With only one or two exceptions, all of the new ministers from the right will benefit from previous experience as MPs, as policy advisors, or as ministers.