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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to meet with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel
In light of the international refugee crisis, Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet in Berlin on Tuesday 8 September.
“A plan is urgently needed for how Europe is to deal with the international refugee crisis. Sweden, Germany and a small number of other countries have long been alone in bearing their full responsibility. This situation is untenable. All EU countries must now resolutely stand up for human dignity and do their duty in this challenging time,” says Mr Löfven.
After the meeting, Mr Löfven and Ms Merkel will hold a joint press conference.
Time and place:
Tuesday 8 September at 13.00. Admission for media 12.15
The German Federal Chancellery
Willy-Brandt-Straße 1, Berlin
Then Mr Löfven will be available for Swedish media at Sweden’s Embassy in Berlin.
Tuesday 8 September at 13.45–14.15
Embassy of Sweden
Rauchstraße 1, Berlin
Accreditation and advance registration should be submitted to Carl Michael Gräns, Press Counsellor at Sweden’s Embassy in Berlin, no later than 13.00 on Monday 7 September, email firstname.lastname@example.org