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  • The fight against inflation has been won

    Inflation in Sweden has decreased and the target is expected to be reached this year. At the same time, the labour market situation has worsened and unemployment has risen. The Swedish economy is expected to remain in recession until 2025, but recovery is approaching. These are the conclusions of the Ministry of Finance in a new economic forecast. The Government’s inflation-focus is now shifting from fighting to monitoring, while Sweden will be built to be more prosperous.

  • Innocent Swedes now back home after imprisonment in Iran

    • Johan Floderus and Saeed Azizi, the two Swedish citizens wrongfully imprisoned in Iran, have come home to Sweden.

      Johan Floderus and Saeed Azizi, the two Swedish citizens wrongfully imprisoned in Iran, have come home to Sweden.

      Photo: Tom Samuelsson/Government Offices

    • Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson welcomes Johan Floderus back home to Sweden.

      Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson welcomes Johan Floderus back home to Sweden.

      Photo: Tom Samuelsson/Government Offices

    • Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson welcomes Johan Floderus back home to Sweden.

      Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson welcomes Saeed Azizi back home to Sweden.

      Photo: Tom Samuelsson/Government Offices

    Johan Floderus and Saeed Azizi, the two Swedish citizens wrongfully imprisoned in Iran, have come home to Sweden.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson. shaking hands on a doorstep.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj visited Sweden in 2023 at the invitation of Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson. Photo: Magnus Liljegren/Government Offices

Continued strong support for Ukraine

The Swedish government intends to ensure long-term support from Sweden to Ukraine through three-year military support totaling SEK 75 billion.

Following an earlier decision to freeze Russian central bank assets in the EU, the EU has decided to use the net income generated by the frozen assets to provide military and macroeconomic support to Ukraine.

Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade
Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices

Swedish government increases humanitarian support to Gaza

In view of the extensive humanitarian needs in Gaza, the Government has presented a new humanitarian aid package amounting to SEK 120 million. With this decision to further increase the humanitarian assistance, Sweden will have contributed more than SEK 520 million in humanitarian aid to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Illustration: Government Offices

Three new national strategies for increased safety and security

The Government has recently presented three new national strategies for increased safety and security in Sweden. These are a strategy for strengthening efforts against violent extremism and terrorism, a strategy against organised crime and a crime prevention strategy on social prevention measures against criminal networks. You can read more about the strategies here.

Illustration: Government Offices

Sweden's new migration policy

Sweden’s migration policy is undergoing a paradigm shift. The Government is intensifying its efforts to reduce, in full compliance with Sweden’s international commitments, the number of migrants coming irregularly to Sweden. Labour immigration fraud and abuses must be stopped and the ‘shadow society’ combated

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