Swedish Deputy PM Who Called 9/11 ‘Accidents’ Quits As Green Party Head

Swden Deputy Prime Minister Asa Romson (L) address a press conference to inform about new immigration policy measures at the Government headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, on November 24, 2015.
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(REUTERS) May 9 – Swedish Deputy Prime Minister Asa Romson (pictured), the joint head of the Green Party, announced her resignation on Monday, dealing a blow to the strained centre-left coalition government.

The decision follows a proposal by the election committee of Sweden’s junior coalition partner to replace Romson after a series of scandals involving Green Party members.

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