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Pictures of Icelandic Politicians Confirming New PM

Our photographer Páll Stefánsson followed events in the Icelandic parliamentary building, Alþingishúsið, as a confirmation of the name of Iceland’s new prime minister was awaited on Wednesday.

Protesters

Protesters outside the parliament building. The sign reads Bjarni the Bandit, Begone.

Opposition

Leaders of the opposition parties wait for a confirmation of who will be prime minister. From left to right: Ótarr Proppé, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Katrín Jakobsdóttir and

Árni Páll Árnason.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Outgoing Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson walks down the stairs.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Outgoing Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson speaks to reporters.

Höskuldur Þórhallsson

PM Höskuldur Þórhallsson confirms to reporters that Sigurður Ingi Jóhannson will be prime minister.

 Bjarni Benediktsson and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson

Incoming Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson and Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson confirm the news.

 Bjarni Benediktsson and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson

Incoming Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson and Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson answer questions from reporters.

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