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Prime Minister presented the Statement of Government EU Policy in the Riksdag
On Wednesday 13 November, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven presented the Statement of Government EU Policy in the Chamber of the Riksdag. Today, it is also exactly 25 years since the Swedish people voted yes to EU membership in a consultative referendum. The following year, 1995, Sweden joined the EU.
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Prime Minister to attend special meeting on Brexit
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will attend a special meeting of the European Council on Sunday, November 25. EU leaders will meet to take a position on the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Stefan Löfven took part in commemoration of end of the First World War
On 11 November 2018, it was 100 hundred years since the ceasefire was concluded that led to the end of the First World War. This was commemorated in a major event in Paris on 10–11 November, attended by some 80 heads of state and government and heads of international organisations.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to travel to Paris
On 11 November 2018, it is 100 hundred years since the ceasefire was concluded that led to the end of the First World War. This Armistice Centenary will be commemorated in Paris on 10–11 November, attended by some 80 heads of state and government and heads of international organisations.
Brexit and migration at the European Council
The European Council discussed Brexit, migration and internal security on 17–18 October. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and his colleagues also addressed EU relations with the Arab League and the EU’s negotiating mandate ahead of the COP24 climate conference.
Brexit and migration on the agenda when the European Council meets
Brexit, migration and internal security will be on the agenda when Prime Minister Stefan Löfven meets his European Council colleagues on 18 October. The EU leaders will also address external relations.
Prime Minister to lead a transitional government
Today, in accordance with the provisions of the Swedish Constitution, a vote of confidence in the Prime Minister was held in the Riksdag. Because Prime Minister Stefan Löfven did not secure adequate support in the Riksdag, the Speaker of the Riksdag has relieved the Prime Minister and the other ministers of their duties.
Prime Minister to receive Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez
Note! New version with updated timetable. On Wednesday 5 September, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will visit Enköping, Sweden, for talks with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. Among the topics for discussion are current EU issues and cooperation between Sweden and Spain.