Tag: Israel-Sweden relations

Feminist Security Policy

Swedish MPs Challenge Wallström to Debate Over Israel Comments

The Times of Israel reports: As  relations between Sweden and Israel grow increasingly tense, a small group of Swedish MPs vowed Tuesday to publicly challenge their foreign minister’s controversial call last week for an investigation into what she termed Israel’s

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Israel Bans Sweden From Playing Role in Negotiations With Palestinians

TEL AVIV – Israel announced on Wednesday that Sweden will be barred from any role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the Jerusalem Post reported. The Foreign Ministry made the announcement as a result of Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom’s (pictured) hostility to

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Swedish PM: Stabbing Attacks In Israel Not Terrorism

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven further strained his country’s relationship with Israel Monday, saying he does not consider stabbing attacks in Israel to constitute terrorism. “No, it is not classified as [terrorism],” Lofven said in an interview to the Swedish

Benjamin Netanyahu

Sweden-Israel Rift Deepens Over Comments On Palestinian Deaths

Relations between Sweden and Israel hit a fresh low on Sunday after Israel said Sweden’s foreign minister had accused it of unlawful killings and Stockholm responded by saying that the comments had been “blown out of reasonable proportion”. Relations between