STOCKHOLM, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) — On Sunday (Aug 22) Swedish Prime Minister and Leader of the Social Democratic Party (SAP) Stefan Lovian said he would resign as party leader. and Prime Minister in November Lovian made the announcement abruptly during his annual summer speech.
“I’ve been the leader of the party for 10 years and prime minister for 7 years,” local media quoted Lovian as saying. “But everything has an end. And I want to give the best conditions for the successor to me.”
last july Lovian became Swedish Prime Minister for a third term in a row after he became the first Swedish prime minister to be forced to resign following a vote of no confidence.
After announcing his resignation on Sunday, Lovian told Swedish Television that he had intended to serve another term until recently. He had just decided to step down during the summer.
Lovian stated that His decision was made to make the party More likely in the next general election, scheduled for September 2022.
It is not yet known who will take the title after Lovian.