Finland’s social democrats on Sunday elected the country’s 34-year-old minister of transport, Sanna Marin, as the party’s candidate to succeed mr Antti Rinne in denmark.

If the Finnish parliament – the reichstag – approves the appointment of her on Tuesday, will Sanna Marin, the youngest prime minister of denmark, Finland’ve ever had.

The Finnish social democrats was on Sunday night gathered to vote on who should succeed the former prime minister, Antti Rinne. He submitted on Tuesday his resignation.

It came to pass after regeringspartneren in the centre party announced that it no longer had confidence in him.

The political crisis has its roots in a labour dispute in the Finnish postal service, Posti. The crisis has led to strikes in several sectors.

on Sunday night, chose 32 of the 61 voting socialists and democrats in the party leadership Sanna Marin, above the party group in the reichstag, the 37-year-old Antti Lindtman. He got 29 votes, reports Finnish tv station Yle.

– We have a lot of work ahead of us to rebuild trust, says Sanna Marin in a statement after the close vote.

– We have a common government programme, which glues the coalition together, she says according to the news agency Reuters.

the Coalition, which took office half a year ago, have agreed to continue on the same path after Antti Rinnes departure.

Sanna Marin has sat in the reichstag since 2015 and is in addition to minister for transport – vice-president of the party.

She has a more green profile and leans more towards the left than several of his party colleagues, writes the Swedish newspaper Expressen.

the Socialists are the largest party of the five parties in the governing coalition.