Sweden’s Prime Minister Andersson resigns after election

Swedish Social Democratic Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson is resigning after losing the parliamentary elections. The opposition right-wing alliance won the vote, Andersson conceded at a press conference Wednesday night. “It’s a thin majority, but it’s a majority,” she added. She said she would therefore submit her resignation as Prime Minister on Thursday. She said it was important for the Nordic country to have a new government as soon as possible.

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