Isabella Lövin.

Sweden's Deputy Prime Minister "close to tears" after Trump's victory

Publicerad 12 november 2016 kl 20.59

Inrikes. Sweden's Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin was "close to tears" when she delivered a speech on the results of the U.S. presidential election during a Green Party convention on Saturday, Dagens Nyheter reports.

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"It hurts to lose," Lövin noted in front of some 400 local politicians of the Green Party, struggling not to break down and cry.

"It was our dreams, our visions, our beliefs about the way forward that were lost," she continued, alluding to Donald Trump's surprising victory in the U.S. presidential election on Tuesday.

"All those voters who hope that the U.S. will now regain its former glory and return to a dream state that never even existed will be disappointed," Lövin stated while trying to hold her tears back.

Then, suddenly re-energized, the leftist Deputy Prime Minister passionately urged her party comrades not to give up but rather to continue the "struggle".

"There is no time to mourn and wish for a different reality. We have to work together," Isabella Lövin said, according to Dagens Nyheter.

See also: Swedish Opposition Leader Used "Turd Sign" to Describe Trump

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