Swedish government survives a no-confidence vote thanks to the assistance of a former Kurdish warrior
Sweden’s government survived a no-confidence vote on Tuesday thanks to a politician whose demands for assistance for Kurds in Northern Syria may hamper the country’s bid to join NATO.
Turkey is stymieing Sweden and Finland’s prospects for speedy NATO membership following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, claiming both nations harbor persons related to terrorist Kurdish organizations.
Independent MP Amineh Kakabaveh, who is of Iranian Kurdish descent, abstained from voting on the motion brought by the center-right opposition.
Opposition parties blame generous immigration policies and lax crime prevention under the Social Democrats for rising gang violence.
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