Statement by Margot Wallström and Isabella Lövin on the earthquake in Nepal

"We feel deep sorrow about the thousands of people who have died, been injured or otherwise suffered from the powerful earthquake in Nepal and neighbouring countries."

Statement on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace

Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration, visited the United States on april 22-24 and held a speech at the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace.

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Joint statement on the shipwreck in the Mediterranean

"We are dismayed by the shipwreck in the Mediterranean in which a large number of people drowned on their way to Europe. The unscrupulous people-smugglers who exploit the situation of desperate people bear a large part of the responsibility. The reports of the tragedy are harrowing and heart-rending, and the EU must now take action and strengthen our joint measures to try to prevent a repeat of this tragedy", says Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration.

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Spring Fiscal Policy Bill 2015: A Sweden that keeps together

Today the Government is presenting its proposed direction for economic policy ahead of the Budget Bill for 2016.

"Sweden is facing a number of major future challenges that we must tackle. At the same time, the large deficits mean that our reforms must be fully funded. We are now prioritising investments in our common future for more jobs and greater competitiveness, knowledge-based education in equal schools with time for each pupil, a better environment and increased welfare and security," says Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson.

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