The Speaker participates in a ceremony in Poland to commemorate the outbreak of the Second World War

3 September 2019 klockan 15.00

On 1 September, the Speaker Andreas Norlén represented Sweden at a ceremony in Warsaw to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War.

The commemoration took place in Warsaw 80 years after the outbreak of war on 1 September 1939. Among those invited were heads of state from EU member states, NATO and the Eastern Partnership. The Speaker Andreas Norlén represented Sweden.

Military ceremony

Part of the ceremony consisted of the laying of wreaths by all delegations at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw. Photo: Jakub Szymczuk / KPRP