Jimmie Åkesson has achieved his goal. The Swedish politician tweeted a few days ago, “This is a small but historic step.” The 41-year-old, for more than a decade, has been the head of the right-wing Sweden Democrats, the Swedish counterpart of AfD. So far, Oxon’s party has been marginalized. What happened now was that Afd was joining forces to demand stricter legislation jointly with the CDU and the FDP.
Historical or not – this is a step on a path that Sweden has been taking since the refugee crisis to the latest. And one of which can already say that it is leading the country in a new socio-political direction.
For decades, Sweden had the most liberal immigration policy in Europe, no European state has accepted more asylum seekers per capita in its history and developed the trait a “humanitarian superpower” – by critics and admirers Used politely with. This is an irony of history: when Germany discovered the welcoming culture – it marked the beginning of the end of this tradition in Sweden. The large number of migrants migrating through Germany to Scandinavia overwhelmed Sweden and hastened the end of the open immigration policy there.
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