Sweden's Migration Minister cancelled a meeting with her Norwegian counterpart at the last minute after judging that the trip was part of campaigning for Norway's forthcoming election.

Norway's Migration and Integration Minister and nationalist Progress Party MP Sylvi Listhaug came to Sweden on Tuesday for a visit she said is designed to provide insight into work on integration in socio-economically challenged areas.

Among her scheduled activities were a meeting with Swedish national police chief Dan Eliasson and a trip to Stockholm suburb Rinkeby. The Norwegian was informed at the last minute however that a previously planned meeting with Sweden's Migration Minister Heléne Fritzon had been cancelled.

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