Published 26 January 2023 at 15.56
Domestic. Retiring C leader Annie Lööf will speak at the memorial day for Holocaust victims in the Great Synagogue in Stockholm. This instead of the prime minister or some other minister, which is tradition.
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– She has been very clear about where she stands and what values she has. Then they wanted to give her that space, says Lena Posner Körösi, chairman of the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm, to Expressen.
Lena Posner Körösi states, however, that the election of Lööf is not a mark against Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (M). or the government's cooperation with the Sweden Democrats. She emphasizes that there have previously been various speakers over the years, sometimes the prime minister, sometimes another minister and sometimes the speaker.
Ulf Kristersson visited visited the synagogue in Malmö earlier in the week and promised more tax money.
p>He will also give a speech in the Riksdag's banking hall and participate in a memorial service for all Holocaust victims on Friday, according to his press manager Siri Steijer.