Picture of MPs in their seats inside the Swedish parliament.
The party leader debate normally takes place three times per year in parliament. Credit: Henrik Montgomery/TT

Party leaders clash over crime, immigration and more

6:22 min

Sweden's eight political party leaders went head-to-head on Wednesday in the first parliamentary debate of the year.

The debate might be a foretaste of what to expect during this election year, where law and order is likely to be a major topic, particularly in light of the recent spate of deadly violence in Swedish cities.

Radio Sweden's Loukas Christodoulou runs through the major points of today's debate.


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