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  • Statement by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, 28 June 2022

    Firs row: Mevlüt Çavusoglu Minister of Foreign Affairs of Türkiye,  Pekka Haavisto Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland and Ann Linde Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden. Second row: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Türkiye,  President Sauli Niinistö of Finland and Prime Minsiter Magdalena Andersson of Sweden.
    Firs row: Mevlüt Çavusoglu Minister of Foreign Affairs of Türkiye, Pekka Haavisto Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland and Ann Linde Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden. Second row: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Türkiye, President Sauli Niinistö of Finland and Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson of Sweden. Photo: NATO

    Following the meeting on Tuesday with President Erdogan and President Niinistö, under the auspices of NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg, the foreign ministers of Sweden, Finland and Türkiye signed a trilateral memorandum, paving the way for Sweden’s and Finland’s accession to NATO.

  • Sweden to hold Presidency of EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

    Photo: Johnér Bildbyrå

    Sweden will hold the Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region from 1 July until 30 June 2023. Important focus areas for the Swedish Presidency will be to revitalise the work that has partially been on hold during the pandemic and to promote implementation of the strategy’s new action plan.

  • Speech by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson following meeting with NATO Secretary General in Brussels

    Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Nato Secretary General  Jens Stoltenberg
    Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Nato Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg. Photo: Nato

    On Monday June 27, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. In conjunction with a joint press conference, Ms Andersson delivered a speech.

Utrikesminister Ann Linde. Hon har på sig blåa kläder och  står framför en grå vägg.
Utrikesminister Ann Linde. Kristian Pohl/Regeringskansliet

Anne Linde presents new 2022 Statement of Foreign Policy

On 10 June, Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde presented a new Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag. This Statement of Foreign Policy is Ms Linde’s fourth as Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Picture of Hans Dahlgren
Hans Dahlgren, Minister for EU Affairs Photo: Kristian Pohl/The Government Offices of Sweden

Hans Dahlgren presented the general political direction of Sweden’s Presidency of the Council of the EU

Minister for EU Affairs Hans Dahlgren informed the Riksdag of the political direction of Sweden’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Photo: Ninni Andersson/The Government Offices of Sweden

Sweden and United Kingdom sign political declaration of solidarity

On Wednesday 11 May, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson received the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Sweden for talks. They discussed matters such as the serious security situation in Europe, bilateral relations and cooperation between Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Picture: Johnér/The Government Offices

Sweden can do better: the Government’s policy priorities

Sweden has much to be proud of. We have a skilled labour force and a high proportion of Swedish people support themselves by working. Sweden has many innovative and competitive businesses that contribute to jobs and exports. Health care, education and social services are collectively financed and allocated according to need. The level of trust between people is high and Sweden has come a long way in terms of gender equality.

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