Sweden to name special envoy for Palestine Israel peace process

STOCKHOLM 20170215 Utrikesminister Margot Wallström i talarstolen under onsdagens utrikespolitiska debatt i riksdagen. Foto: Jonas Ekströmer / TT / kod 10030

Sweden is to appoint a special envoy to the Israel-Palestine peace process, Foreign Minister Margot Wallström announced during the presentation of her foreign policy vision in parliament. Wallström presented the ruling centre-left Social Democrat-Green coalition government’s foreign policy declaration for the year in the Riksdag on Wednesdaymorning, continuing an annual tradition. One of the key points is that the government will appoint a diplomat to work full-time on the Israel-Palestine conflict. The special envoy is to establish contacts and represent Sweden in international talks about the conflict.

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