The Government has decided to task the National Institute of Economic Research with analysing the effects of changing the general government net lending target from a surplus of one per cent to balanced net lending.
The Prime Minister will visit the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on 10-11 March for talks with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on the situation in Ukraine and the country's reform efforts. Mr Löfven will also meet other government representatives, members of parliament and representatives of civil society organisations and the international community to discuss the political, economic and humanitarian situation.
Stefan Löfven was one of the many participants who created a human ring around the Great Synagogue of Stockholm on 27 February at Raoul Wallenbergs torg. In his speech, the Prime Minister expressed deep sympathy for the victims of the Paris and Copenhagen attacks and their families.
"Today we stand up for a righteous cause, for freedom of religion, for democracy - and we will never capitulate!" declared Mr Löfven.
Stefan Löfven visited Berlin yesterday for a private meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This was Mr Löfven's first visit to Berlin since taking office as Prime Minister. The agenda for the summit included jobs and the economic outlook in the EU, the situation in Ukraine, and migration.
Prime Minister's Office, Ministry for Foreign Affairs,
22 February 2015
Statement on the first anniversary of Yanukovych regime violence against protesters in Independence Square in Kyiv
Prime Minister's Office,
19 February 2015
Statement following discussion with European Council President Donald Tusk about Ukraine
Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Justice,
17 February 2015
Government took part in memorial ceremony in Copenhagen
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