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Tag: Margot Wallstrom

  • Wednesday, June 22nd 2016 - 04:33 UTC

    Brexit: The apocalypse

    Brexit could become the beginning of the destruction of EU and Western political civilization in its entirety, said Donald Tusk, the president of the European Union

    By Gwynne Dyer - How’s this for apocalyptic? “As a historian I fear Brexit [a British vote to leave the European Union in the referendum on June 23] could be the beginning of the destruction of not only the EU but also Western political civilization in its entirety,” said Donald Tusk, the president of the European Union, in an interview published on Monday in the German newspaper Bild.

  • Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 21:25 UTC

    Sweden becomes first EU country to recognize the State of Palestine

    “It is an important step that confirms the Palestinians’ right to self-determination”, said foreign minister Margot Wallstrom said in a statement

    Sweden has recognized the State of Palestine, the country’s foreign minister has announced, making it the first European Union country to do so. The 130 other nations that already recognize a Palestinian State include Hungary, Slovakia and Poland although these three countries took this step before joining the EU.