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The Speaker receives New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister

Published: 14 November 2018 at 13.54

The Speaker Andreas Norlén received New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Rt Hon Winston Peters on 9 November.

The Deputy Prime Minister was on a visit to Stockholm in connection with the reopening of the Embassy of New Zealand. His discussions with the Speaker included trade and ongoing negotiations of free trade agreements between the EU and New Zealand, disarmament, climate issues and gender equality.

The Deputy Prime Minister's programme also included meetings with Sweden's Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister and a lecture at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs.