Government officials in Stockholm said that Sweden would not prolong an arms and training deal that had threatened to tear apart the centre-left coalition in the country. More On this topic IN Europe Swedish business leaders, including dozens of prominent chief executives and chairmen, had publicly lobbied for the deal to be extended, arguing that contracts worth billions of krone with Saudi Arabia could be at risk. But on Monday Saudi Arabia blocked Sweden’s foreign minister Margot Wallström from addressing the Arab League in Cairo. Ms Wallström, who had been invited after Sweden became the first EU country officially to recognise Palestine , said she had been told that Sweden’s discussion of human rights and democracy was […]