Jimmie Åkesson gave new information on the sweden democrats ' views on the EU in an opinion piece in the Aftonbladet newspaper last week. The requirement is that Sweden should leave the union toned down further. At a press briefing on Wednesday, he presented the SD's electoral platform ahead of the elections to the EUROPEAN parliament in may.
to affirm the benefit of Sweden and, not least, the Swedish economy, such as the internal market and the EU's trade agreements with the outside world. At the same time, the SD act to decision-making power is returned to Sweden in a number of areas. In particular, press on to the Swedish membership costs must reduce.
Developments in Europe, where parties with a nationalistic attitude is gaining ground in many countries is a vital reasons for SD's new developments ahead of the EU elections, according to Jimmie Åkesson. He sees a political momentum where högernationalister can work together to reinvent the european project.
" What we see is that parties who are highly critical of supranationalism has grown very greatly, and formed a government in a number of countries in Europe. There is a possibility that it continues in that direction. This means that the conditions have never been so good in order to reform the union from within. We shall intensify this work and to be a reformist force in the european Parliament, says Jimmie Åkesson.
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He exemplifies with the Polish ruling party, Law and justice, Dansk Folkeparti and the true finns, which are included in the same group in the parliament for which the SD.
– To and with Le Pen has changed the perception, the Italian ruling party, the Lega wants to push a reformist line and the parties we cooperate also want to have such a line. You see the possibility to change the EU as realistic in the day and that is why it has changed, " says SD leader.
also to the development in great Britain after the Brexitomröstningen have affected the SD's choices in the view of the Swedish EU membership and how it should be used.
" It is clear that it would be foolish not to await the result of the unfolding now. It does check that there is no reason to see how it goes for the Uk and take part of what disadvantages an exit can mean.
A thought behind how the SD's EU line now squares implemented, where the party's positive view of free trade is highlighted, is to create the conditions for a rapprochement with the Moderates. Jimmie Åkesson (see M deprived of an ”alibi” for not talk with SD.
– in the Past it was that we had the wrong immigration policy, then they copied our policy and then had to find something else. It was to say that SD want a referendum on the EU, then we can't talk with them, " says Jimmie Åkesson.