Magdalena Andersson holds a press conference after the Swedish parliament voted for the second time on her appointment as prime minister, on November 29. Photo: AFP
Magdalena Andersson holds a press conference after the Swedish parliament voted for the second time on her appointment as prime minister, on November 29. Photo: AFP
Sweden

Sweden’s parliament elects Magdalena Andersson as new prime minister, for second time in five days

  • The current finance minister was elected last week but had to resign just five hours later after the Green Party quit her coalition government
  • Despite long championing gender equality, Sweden has never before had a woman as prime minister

Topic |   Sweden
Magdalena Andersson holds a press conference after the Swedish parliament voted for the second time on her appointment as prime minister, on November 29. Photo: AFP
Magdalena Andersson holds a press conference after the Swedish parliament voted for the second time on her appointment as prime minister, on November 29. Photo: AFP
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