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Pictures of Power of Icelandic PM Changing Hands

Our photographer Geir Ólafsson followed events at the presidential residence, Bessastaðir, yesterday, as Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson left office and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannson replaced him as prime minister.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson after formally stepping down as prime minister.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Former PM Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson speaks to reporters.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Former PM Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson leaves Bessastaðir.

Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson

Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson speaks to reporters after taking office.

Bjarni Benediktsson

Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson.

Bjarni Benediktsson

Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson.

Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir

Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir enters Bessastaðir.

Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir

Newly appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir.

Protesters

Protesters and police at Bessastaðir.

Protesters

Protesters and police.

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