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Hague cancels Stockholm visit

British Foreign Secretary William Hague's planned visit to Sweden has been postponed, following the British government decision to hold a cabinet meeting and recall parliament over ongoing events in Syria.

Hague was due to meet his Swedish counterpart Carl Bildt and other government ministers this week, as well as take part in seminars at Sweden's Foreign Policy Institute.

Writing on Twitter, Bildt says the visit has now been postponed. No new date for the visit has yet been given.

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