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Sweden’s incoming prime minister shifts right

Ulf Kristersson will head a three-party government with additional support from the far-right Sweden Democrats

STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s incoming prime minister, Ulf Kristersson, on Friday presented his plan for a three-party government with a clear underlying message: Sweden first.

  • Charlie Duxbury
  • Politico

The number of asylum seekers allowed to enter Sweden will be reduced, the amount of international aid the country will provide will be cut and its aspirations to be a trailblazer in the global shift to renewable energy will be tempered, Kristersson told reporters in parliament.

Kristersson, the narrow victor at a general election on September 11, said his new government will be made up of…

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