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Sweden nominates Malmstrom for commissioner post

Sweden's prime minister on Thursday nominated Cecilia Malmstrom for another term as EU commissioner. "I feel honoured by the confidence entrusted to me by the Swedish government to serve another mandate as EU Commissioner," said Malmstrom, who is currently serving as commissioner for home affairs.

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