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As it happened: Finland reacts to surprise resignation of government

The Sipilä government has resigned over the failure of its flagship social and health care reform package. Scroll down for reaction.

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä (on right) submits his government's resignation to President Sauli Niinistö on Friday.
Presidentti Niinistö kiitti pääministeriä ja hyväksyi hallituksen eronpyynnön. Image: Heikki Saukkomaa / Lehtikuva