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Emmanuel Macron sees the “Swedish model” a “source of inspiration”

WORK: “Sweden has managed to develop its social model without ever betraying and reconciling a model of competitiveness,” said the head of state, Emmanuel Macron …

As he received on Monday at the Elysee Social Democrat Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, the French head of state praised the Swedish system. “I’ve always considered it in what some have called the Swedish model a true inspiration in many ways,” said  Emmanuel Macron, who has just begun a reform of the labor market in France .

” Sweden has managed to develop its social model without ever betraying and reconciling a model of competitiveness (…) and a real requirement of social justice,” he said.

Strengthen cooperation “in the fight against global warming”

Emmanuel Macron also stressed the “will to strengthen a common agenda” with Stockholm in “innovation and the fight against global warming.”  This agenda must be a “roadmap” that the French president intends to sign “by the end of the year in Sweden.” It will make it a first time on 17 November for a European social summit in Gothenburg.

Swedish Prime Minister spoke for his part in favor of a “strong and inclusive European cooperation” on security and defense, stating that the Gothenburg summit would aim to offer “benefits and opportunities to all citizens “European.

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