Social Democratic Party leader Magdalena Andersson (seated) receiving applause on being voted prime minister in Parliament in Stockholm on Wednesday. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Despite the fact that the parliamentary positions appear unchanged, the issue should be tried anew. I don’t want to lead a government whose legitimacy might be questioned.
’’MS MAGDALENA ANDERSSON, on her resignation as Sweden’s first female prime minister just eight hours after being sworn in.
STOCKHOLM • Sweden’s first female prime minister, Ms Magdalena Andersson, got the worst possible start to her tenure when she was forced to resign only hours after her historic appointment.
The resignation was triggered after a junior partner to Ms Andersson’s Social Democrats left her government on Wednesday over the loss of next year’s budget vote.
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