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Nationalist leader calls again for 'Swexit' referendum

Jimmy Åkesson arrives at a debate arranged by Expressen TV. Photo: Adam Ihse/TT

Published: 16.Aug.2018 08:19 hrs

Leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats Jimmy Åkesson has reiterated his party’s support for a “Swexit” referendum on Sweden’s EU membership, in an interview on state broadcaster Sveriges Radio.

"The EU is not the way to cooperate in Europe," he said in an interview with the P1 channel. "My position is that we should renegotiate the terms [of our membership] of the EU and then the people should have its say." 
 
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