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The Swedish Academy, answers: Must be tried in court

– this is the contractual agreement. Them, you can't break anyway. Is there such a desire from the politicians 'side, so you have to pursue it further in court," says the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary Anders Olsson to the TT.

the city of Stockholm wants to tear up the agreement between the Swedish Academy and the city of the rent for the over 2,000 square feet in the old stock exchange building, which the Academy uses. Since 1914, pay to the department not a dime in rent. Fastighetsborgarrådet Dennis Wedin (M) calls the agreement "outdated and obsolete" and argues that it is time that the Swedish Academy is beginning to pay market rent.

– We should not subsidise tenants in this way, this is the most favorable contract that somebody has with the city of Stockholm, he said in the TT interview on Thursday.

on the game. According to fastighetskontoret goes the city miss out on six million in rental income each year. In addition, the city for the operation and maintenance of the premises, which is estimated to cost one and a half million dollars annually.

Anders Olsson expresses surprise over fastighetsborgarrådets move.

" We have not received any förhandlingspropåer at all, but simply reached by it in the media. So some negotiations, we are not at all familiar with. This need to be tested in court if they want to go ahead with it.

– this must be cared for properly. This is something that the lawyers may examine properly. We have entered into agreements that apply and must comply with the prevailing legal order.

It is not the first time that the issue has been lifted. Even the social democrats of the real estate committee went in april last year that they wanted to terminate the lease.

– It failed at the time, says Anders Olsson.

" I don't want to speculate as to why this is powered up at the moment when there is a special public opinion against the Academy. But we will not let this disrupt our ongoing work. We take it not so seriously, it's going to resolve itself, I'm entirely convinced.

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