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Swedish government advises against all non-necessary trips abroad

STOCKHOLM, March 14 (Reuters) - The Swedish government is advising its citizens against all non-necessary trips abroad, it said in a statement on Saturday.

"Due to the widespread spread of the new coronavirus and the rapidly changing and uncertain situation that exists for travelers, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against unnecessary travel to all countries," the government said.

(Reporting by Johan Ahlander; Editing by Catherine Evans)