Ulf Kristersson elected Prime Minister of Sweden, with the voices of the far proper
Ulf Kristersson, chief of the Moderates occasion and architect of an unprecedented rapprochement between the normal proper and the nationalist camp within the legislative elections in September, gathered 176 votes for his election as head of presidency, for 173 in opposition to. The vote was greeted by applause from the benches of the three right-wing events (Moderates, Christian Democrats, Liberals) which can kind the long run authorities, and the SD, the very influential first formation of the bulk with 73 seats.
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After eight years on the left in energy, Ulf Kristersson, 58, succeeds the pinnacle of the Social Democratic authorities Magdalena Andersson, who ensured the transition after presenting her resignation after the elections. On Friday, after a number of weeks of negotiations, he introduced a political settlement with the three different majority occasion leaders, together with SD boss Jimmie Åkesson.
Crime, immigration and nuclear
The latter had been the large winner of the elections of September 11, with a document rating of 20.5% of the vote and the brand new rank of second occasion in Sweden behind the outgoing Social Democrats.
Of their 62-page roadmap introduced on Friday, the 4 events embody measures to combat crime and cut back immigration, in addition to a revival of nuclear vitality that Sweden had reabsorbed in latest a long time.
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