President of Iceland Gudni Johannesson accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Bjarni of Benedictsson after party “Bright future” announced its withdrawal from the government coalition after the scandal with the letter of the father of the head of government in support of the convicted for pedophilia, informs on Saturday Agency Associated Press.
Presumably, a special election will be held on 4 November this year.
Eve party “Bright future” announced its withdrawal from the government coalition in connection with the information that the father of Benedictsson wrote a letter of recommendation for men, who was convicted in 2004 on charges of pedophilia. It turned out that Benedictsson knew about the letter, but failed to warn the members of the party.
Your post Benediktsson took in January of this year.