STOCKHOLM, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven of the Social Democrats party said on Sunday he would resign in November.
“I have informed the party’s executive committee and the nomination committee’s chairman that I want to leave the role as party leader at the party congress in November and thereafter also retire as prime minister,” Lofven said in a speech.
(This story corrects to November from September in headline and text)
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