SWEDEN: Economy

Vienna, once the proudest of cities has now become so unimportant that the Swedish Riksdag decided, in the interests of economy, to withdraw the Swedish Legation. It is more thar 200 years since Sweden decided to be represented at the great Habsburg Court; and the recent decision of the Swedish Riksdag was hotly contested and denounced by the Opposition.

The new plan was for Sweden ti be represented in Berne, Vienna and Budapest by a single diplomatic officer, who would rank as Counselor of Legation.

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