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In pictures: Ten images of Sweden's PM looking incredibly Swedish

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In pictures: Ten images of Sweden's PM looking incredibly Swedish
PM Stefan Löfven leading a convoy of snowmobiles. It doesn't get more Swedish. Photo: Robert Henriksson/TT
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Stefan Löfven isn't afraid of a silly photo-op: put a can of fermented herring in front of him, and he'll smell it. The Local rounds up 10 of the best images of Sweden's PM looking like the stereotypical Swede.

Earlier this month Löfven posed for pictures while riding a snowmobile. But it is not the first time the Swedish prime minister has been in very Swedish situations. We went through the archives and found this:

1. That time he smelled (and ate) fermented fish... and enjoyed it


Only a real Swede gets that close to a newly opened can of surströmming. Photo: Susanne Lindholm/TT

2. That time he showed India how to tackle an Ikea box


Löfven unpacking a model of an Ikea store in India. Photo: Tobias Osterberg/TT

3. That time he cruised on a snowmobile in freezing cold Jämtland


Löfven, Stefan Löfven. Photo: Robert Henriksson/TT

4. That time he took workplace safety seriously in Tidaholm


Löfven making sure everyone has their hi-vis vests on at a factory in Tidaholm. Photo: Adam Ihse/TT

5. That time he sat as far from everybody as possible in parliament


Löfven likes to sit by himself, even in parliament. It's the Swedish way. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

6. That time he got into Sweden colours for Euro 2016


"We only lost 1-0! High five!" Photo: Marcus Ericsson /TT

7. All those times he went in for the traditional Swedish hug


Löfven isn't afraid of a good old-fashioned Swedish hug. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT

8. That time he ate liquorice flavoured ice cream (and enjoyed that, too)


Only a Swede would think combining liquorice and ice cream is a good thing. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

9. That time he left his car at home and took the train to work


Löfven stepping off the train to Uppsala from Stockholm. Photo: Magnus Hjalmarson Neideman/SvD/TT

10. That time he unashamedly attacked fika


Buns, you say? Don't mind if I do... Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

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