Politics

Why Sweden is keeping quiet during Israel-Palestine violence

4:43 min
  • Sweden used to have strong ties to Israel, and was also the only EU state to recognise Palestine in 2014.
  • So why are there no Swedish moves to deal with the latest flare-up of violence between the two countries?
  • Political scientist Anders Persson says to Radio Sweden that the Israel-Palestine has become too politically controversial for the current government.