Urban Christian Ahlin (born 13 November 1964) is a Swedish Social Democratic Party politician and the Speaker of the Riksdag since 2014. He has been a member of the Swedish parliament since 1994, representing the Västra Götaland County East constituency. He was formerly Foreign Policy spokesman for the Social Democrats.
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“The purpose of my visit is to show that there’s a big interest in the Swedish side to have a good relationship with Israel,” Urban Ahlin told The Times of Israel. “We think there’s a lot areas where we could cooperate even better than we do today, such as a trade and IT,” he said, adding that Israel is known for its startup scene. “For me, Israel is very close to my heart. We’re doing everything we can in the Swedish parliament to highlight issues like the struggle against anti-Semitism,” Ahlin said.
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