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Clinton cancels Malmö visit after family death

Clinton cancels Malmö visit after family death

Published: 02 Nov 2011 07:33 GMT+01:00
Updated: 02 Nov 2011 07:33 GMT+01:00

Clinton had been due in the Swedish city to hold a lecture for local business organization Malmö Börssällskap but has cancelled due to the death of Dorothy Howell Rodham, his mother-in-law.

"Due to family reasons President Clinton has been unable to attend the evening's event. We know that many were looking forward to the evening and hope to be able to return with a new date for a visit by President Clinton," the association said in a statement.

Dorothy Howell Rodham, who is thus the mother of US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, died aged 92-years-old on Tuesday after having fallen ill.

The family bereavement also scuppered plans for Hilary Clinton's visit to Europe and Turkey in order to attend to her mother.

Bill Clinton, who served as US president 1993-2001, had planned to visit Malmö on Tuesday evening and then move on to Copenhagen on Wednesday. He is expected to be back in the southern Swedish town in the spring 2012.

According to Malmö Börssällskap, Clinton was due to talk about global charity, among other things, during his stay in Malmö.

Clinton works full time with his philanthropic foundation the William J Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative, which works to enable people to meet the challenges of globalization.

TT/The Local/pvs (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

09:29 November 2, 2011 by Lukestar1991
Great. Him and his kind are not welcome in Sweden and can bloody well stay out. It makes me laugh when people worry about so called extremism. Keep America out and you can rest assured youll have peace.
10:23 November 2, 2011 by Dr. Dillner
If he comes back there, please find the jerk some work and KEEP him there.
11:20 November 2, 2011 by Svensksmith
Too bad. He could have hooked up with Rihanna.
12:42 November 2, 2011 by gabeltoon
Just listen to yourselves !!! You may have an axe to grind but the CLINTON family have an berevment.I doubt you would be upset if people made such comments about you if the boot was on the other foot.
12:55 November 2, 2011 by muscle
wow ... its been 10 years since he left the presidency. time sure flies by so quickly!
15:06 November 2, 2011 by Roy E
Malmö has been spared by divine intervention.
02:02 November 4, 2011 by xexon
Globalization as in the "New World Order". Globalization IS the future. But these are not the people to bring it to you. This is a system based on power and control.

This is not some urban myth. It's happening in real time, and his wife Hillary is hard at work in the US State Department to make sure you understand who is going to be boss over you someday. A one world government.

Wanna hint? The capital is going to be Jerusalem.

The Clintons, both of them, are ambassadors of those who desire to rule over you in the future. You already use their NWO plastic money. And all your wealth is stored in "their" banks.

You're going to wake up some morning and none of your credit cards or ATM's are going to work. You ever want to see your money again, you're going to do as you're told...

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