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Iceland's new government takes power

2009-02-02 01:34:51 GMT2009-02-02 09:34:51 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Members of Iceland's new government pose with President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson in the Presidential Residence in Reykjavik Feb. 1, 2009. (L-R) Minister of Commerce Gylfi Magnusson, Minister of Environmental Affairs Kolbrun Halldorsdottir, Minister of Social Affairs Asta Ragnheidur Johannesdottir, Minister of Industry and Foreign Affairs Ossur Skarphedinsson, Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir, President Grimsson, Finance Minister Steingrimur Sigfusson, Minister of Communications Kristjan Moller, Minister of Health Ogmundur Jonasson, Minister of Education Katrin Jakobsdottir and Minister of Justice Ragna Arnadottir. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Members of Iceland's new government pose at the Presidential Residence in Reykjavik Feb. 1, 2009. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Johanna Sigurdardottir from the Social Democratic Alliance announces a new centre-left coalition government in Reykjavik Feb. 1, 2009. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Members of Iceland's new government pose with President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson in the Presidential Residence in Reykjavik Feb. 1, 2009. (L-R) Minister of Commerce Gylfi Magnusson, Minister of Environmental Affairs Kolbrun Halldorsdottir, Minister of Social Affairs Asta Ragnheidur Johannesdottir, Minister of Industry and Foreign Affairs Ossur Skarphedinsson, Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir, President Grimsson, Finance Minister Steingrimur Sigfusson, Minister of Communications Kristjan Moller, Minister of Health Ogmundur Jonasson, Minister of Education Katrin Jakobsdottir and Minister of Justice Ragna Arnadottir.

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