During his Almedal speech, Johan Pehrson (L) focused primarily on domestic political issues, but Ukraine and the climate issue also took up part of the speech.

Johan Persson (L) touched on the climate issue and security in his party leadership speech

Under Saturdayon the morning of Almedalen's last day, the Liberals' Johan Pehrson held his position party leaderspeech. Pehrson spoke a little about global issues, among which he mentioned the climate issue and security in Europe. Otherwise touched he almost exclusively domestic policetical issues such as school, integration, welfare and crime. 

In his party leadership speech, Johan Pehrson (L) addressed, among other things, the war in Ukraine.

- Friends, our blue-yellow solidarity with Ukraine must continue, he said.

Pehrson promised that the government will continue to support Ukraine until Russian forces have left the country.

The party leader also spoke briefly about the EU's investment Fit for 55, which will contribute to reducing the EU's emissions by at least 55 percent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, and about how Sweden should be electrified as part of the climate transition. At the same time, he took the opportunity to give the former environment and climate minister Per Bolund (MP) a boot. Pehrson believed that the current equivalent Romina Pourmokhtari (L) already has approved more wind farms than Bolund did in his entire time in office.

Pehrson also touched on the Swedish presidency of the EU, which has been going on for the past six months. He emphasized that the EU is an important platform for tackling the climate crisis, supporting people in Ukraine and increasing prosperity. Pehrson's speech consistently had a European perspective, and he mentioned, among other things, that "only together can we ensure that Europe becomes safe, green and strong".

Otherwise, Pehrson, as usual, placed a large focus on school, but also crime, integration and welfare. 

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