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Sweden's Left leader calls for Swexit policy to be shelved

Left Party leader Jonas Sjöstedt at the party's EU conference in Norrköping on Saturday. Photo: Owe Nilsson/TT

Published: 16.Feb.2019 15:48 hrs

The leader of Sweden's Left party is pushing for it to shelve a long-standing call for Sweden to leave the European Union, in the latest example of European parties backing away in the face of the UK's Brexit turmoil.

Ahead a party meeting in Norrköping on the coming EU election, Jonas Sjöstedt said that he wanted his party to officially put its campaign for Sweden to exit the EU on hold, for at least five years.
 
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