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News from Stefan Löfven
Stefan Löfven to visit Saudi Arabia
On 22–23 October, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will visit Saudi Arabia to discuss bilateral cooperation, development in the region, Syria and other current issues. On 1 January 2017, Sweden takes its seat on the UN Security Council. Top of the agenda is Syria, which is one important reason why the Prime Minister is travelling to the region.
Opinion piece by Löfven and Wallström: "We in Sweden are not alone in our frustration at violations in the Middle East"
Opinion piece in SvD 16 October 2016 by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs. The images of human suffering in Syria are heart-rending. Hospitals are bombed, and small children are dug out of the ruins. Humanitarian assistance is not getting through. It is unbearable to behold. The UN Secretary-General has likened Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, to a slaughterhouse and the bombs continue to fall.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, along with OECD and ILO, launched Global Deal in New York
On Wednesday 21 September 2016, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven launched the Global Deal, a global initiative for social dialogue and better conditions in the labour market.
Meeting with High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven today received High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
Prime Minister at the opening of the UN General Assembly
The opening of United Nations General assembly took place on 19 September. The opening session was followed by a summit on the refugee crisis. Tomorrow, President Obama and co-hosts including Sweden will hold the Leaders' Summit on Refugees to increase global commitments to those who are forced to flee.
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