In a change of pace, the Swedish government has praised U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, calling the summit a “victory for diplomacy”.
The Swedish Foreign Minister expressed “excitement” over the summit which saw the historic meeting between the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea on Tuesday.
Former Prime Minister Göran Persson headed a European Union delegation to North Korea in 2001, becoming the first head of a Western government to meet with the North Korean leadership when he met with former leader Kim Jong-Il.
In February of last year, several female government ministers including Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin posted a picture of themselves signing a bill relating to climate change in order to mock a picture of President Trump signing an executive order banning federal money going to international NGOs that perform abortions.
Just signed referral of Swedish #climate law, binding all future governments to net zero emissions by 2045.