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Amanda Lind next to prime minister Stefan Löfven at the presentation of the new government. Credit: Tomas Oneborg/SvD/TT

Culture minister defends tribute to disgraced colleague

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The new Minister for Culture has defended her tribute to a colleague who resigned after his links to extreme Turkish nationalists were revealed.

There had been reactions to her post on social media, putting the new minister on the spot from the minute she stepped into the role.

Speaking to TV4 news Amanda Lind says her former colleague made mistakes and it was good he resigned, but he is still a part of the Greens' history.

 

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