Sweden’s Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, steps down after seven years

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Stefan Löfven announced during his Summer Speech on Sunday 22nd of August, that he will step down as Swedish prime minister and head of the Social Democratic party in November, after seven years.

Löfven came out with the announcement after him in June became the first Swedish leader ever to lose a motion in parliament and before next year’s general election.

He expressed that the role of being the Swedish leader “have been fantastic years”.  “But everything has an end and I want to give my successor the very best conditions”, Löfven further expressed.

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