Luxembourg: Ruling coalition secures majority in polls

Democratic Party, the Green Party and the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party together won 31 of available 60 seats

Luxembourg: Ruling coalition secures majority in polls

The ruling coalition in Luxembourg has won 31 seats in the parliamentary elections to continue to remain in power for the next five years, local media reported on Monday.

The coalition included Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel’s Democratic Party, the Green Party and the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party that won 31 of total 60 seats.

Previously, the coalition parties held 32 seats in the outgoing parliament.

The Pirate Party has also won two seats, entering parliament for the first time, the Luxembourg Times reported.

With the population of 600,000 in Luxembourg, 257,000 citizens were eligible to vote.

In Europe's second smallest country, a total of 200,000 people from neighboring countries -- Belgium, France and Germany -- enter and exit the country for business daily.

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