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Reinfeldt to visit scout camp

TT/The Local/gm · 6 Aug 2011, 10:15

Published: 06 Aug 2011 10:15 GMT+02:00

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The Swedish prime minister is one of many high profile figures set to visit the World Scout Jamboree, one of the largest gatherings of its kind, outside Kristianstad where he is expected underline the value of the engagement of young people in society, and specifically in Scandinavia.

Reinfeldt will be joined by the Danish leader Lars Lökke Rasmussen and Finland’s prime minister Jyrki Katainen, both of whom have taken part in an open debate during the week in the Swedish daily broadsheet Dagens Nyheter. The main crux of the debate is the Nordic model of society and how it is the main instrument in the fight to preserve democracy under the threat of, extremism and violence.

The Swedish king and queen visited the scout camp this week, along with social Democrat leader Håkan Juholt. The jamboree attracts over 40,000 people, making it the ideal platform for people to express their opinions according to the ministers.

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In the joint article, which is also published in Politiken and Helsingin Sanomat, they write, “Meetings like these with people from different backgrounds and ways of life are the best way to affirm tolerance and openness.”

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

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Your comments about this article

11:33 August 6, 2011 by J. L. Belmar
I hope he gets lost in the wilderness.
11:46 August 6, 2011 by johnny1939
All of them together in one spot...hm, hm
13:43 August 6, 2011 by scrawler
his head reminds me something else
18:18 August 6, 2011 by J. L. Belmar
What head? Oh, you mean that he reminds you of a bowling ball but with more holes and empty eyes.
11:53 August 7, 2011 by johnny1939
I wonder what racial back ground Reinfeldt has? He does not look Swedish at all. Just kidding...I think...
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