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International affairs - Sunday, September 8th, 2013
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
Photo: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

When the Air Force One landed on Arlanda airport on September 4, the first-ever bilateral visit by a U.S. President to Sweden became reality. Many roads in and outside of Stockholm were sealed off in preparation for the visit. Listen to this Swedes reaction when he sees the Obama motorcade:



President Obama and Swedens Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt held a joint press conference, went to the Great Synagogue honoring the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg and visited Royal Institute of Technology to see the future of environment technology.


Read more about the visit on The White House blog.