Reuters correspondent Simon Johnson is in Stockholm.>> We've had a historic agreement between parties on the center-left and parties on the center-right to cooperate together to exclude the Sweden Democrats. Whose policies include repatriation of people who have Swedish citizenship and a fresh vote on membership fot the European Union.
>> The Sweden Democrats polled 17.5% in September's election. Their support bolstered by voters' growing concerns about immigration amid a surge in shootings and gang violence in major cities. But they've been temporarily excluded from having any influence in policy making by the new coalition.>> Our four parties have different ideological starting points, but we are joined in our defense of basic democratic values equality, openness, tolerance.
And if there's a hiccup there, it could well mean that we see another government joined before the four year term of the current government is actually up.>> But this isn't necessarily the end for the Sweden Democrats, they vow to be part of a strong conservative opposition.>>