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Stefan Löfven met UN Special Envoy for Syria

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On 27 November, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven met UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura. During their meeting they discussed the serious situation in Syria and efforts to support a political solution.

Mr Löfven and Mr de Mistura shaking hands.
Mr Löfven and Mr de Mistura discussed the talks held recently between key international and regional actors in Vienna and efforts to reach a political solution to the conflict in Syria. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

The discussions between Mr Löfven and Mr de Mistura focused on the talks held recently between key international and regional actors in Vienna and efforts to reach a political solution to the conflict in Syria. 

They also talked about what Sweden can do to support the work of the UN and Mr de Mistura. They both agreed that a political solution in Syria is necessary to effectively combat terrorism and also give the Syrian people hope for the rebuilding of their country.

Today, Friday, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström is also welcoming Mr de Mistura for a meeting at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

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