King Carl XVI Gustaf had been due to join the Royal Technology Mission. Photo: AFP

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf pulls out of a trip to mainland China and Hong Kong as Stockholm presses for release of detained bookseller Gui Minhai

  • King needs to stay at home as country is in the process of forming new government, Royal Court says
  • But Swedish broadcaster quoted unnamed sources as saying he cancelled trip due to ‘complicated ongoing negotiations’ over Gui
Topic |   Hong Kong bookseller disappearances

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King Carl XVI Gustaf had been due to join the Royal Technology Mission. Photo: AFP
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