Ann Linde appointed as new Swedish Foreign Minister

Ann Linde appointed as new Swedish Foreign Minister
# 09 September 2019 15:50 (UTC +04:00)

Sweden’s trade minister and Social Democratic party veteran Ann Linde will succeed Margot Wallstrom as foreign minister, public broadcaster SVT reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources, APA reports citing Reuters.

Wallstrom, also a Social Democrat, announced on Friday she would resign after five years on the post to spend more time with her family.

Wallstrom said she expected Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to announce her successor on Tuesday when he makes his policy declaration as parliament resumes after its summer break.

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