Both Johan Pehrson (L) and Linda Lindberg (SD) focused on domestic politics in their speeches in Almedalen. Photo: FUF.

Saturday at Almedal Week: Security issues and regional work with Agenda 2030

During Almedalen's last day, Johan Pehrson (L) and Linda Lindberg (SD) held their party leadership speeches. Johan Pehrson spoke mainly about domestic issues but also mentioned the climate issue and security, while Linda Lindberg only spoke about domestic politics. FUF also interviewed Victoria Öjefors Quinn, political secretary for the Left Party Gotland, about the regional work with Agenda 2030.

On Almedalen's last day, it was time for Johan Pehrson (L) and Linda Lindberg (SD) to give their party leadership speeches. Johan Pehrson spoke mainly about domestic issues, but also mentioned the climate issue and security. He emphasized, among other things, that the EU is an important platform to tackle the climate crisis, support people in Ukraine and increase prosperity.

- Only together can we ensure that Europe becomes safe, green and strong, said Pehrson, who consistently had a clear European perspective when he spoke about foreign policy.

Linda Lindberg (SD), who this year replaced Jimmie Åkesson on the Almedalen stage, also focused on domestic issues in her party leadership and migration policy was central.

Read the full summary of what Johan Pehrson (L) said about global issues here and what Linda Lindberg (SD) said here.

Video interview: Victoria Öjefors Quinn, political secretary for the Left Party Gotland

FUF also interviewed Victoria Öjefors Quinn, political secretary for the Left Party Gotland. She spoke about the regional work with Agenda 2030 based on a focus on climate and the island's water supply. See the full interview with Victora Öjefors Quinn here.

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