Swedish opposition parties to go ahead with no confidence vote after summer recess

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The Swedish opposition will press on with a no confidence vote against Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist, but will only do so after the summer recess, the four-party Alliance bloc said on Thursday.

“The reason for our request for a vote of no confidence against DefenCe Minister Peter Hultqvist is unchanged,” the Alliance said in a statement.

Reporting by Johan Ahlander; Editing by Alison Williams