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The Minister for Defence attended the Munich Security Conference


Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist attended the Munich Security Conference Munich Security Conference on 16-18 February. This year's conference highlighted the threat to the democratic world order, new prerequisites for a common European defense policy and analyzes of regional development in Africa, Eastern and Central Europe and the Middle East.

Munich Security Conference is a forum for international security policy. Over 500 senior decision-makers from around the world attended this year's conference. The participants were Heads of State, Ministers, Leaders of International Organizations, and Leaders for Industry, Media, Academics and Civil Society.

During the conference, Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist held bilateral talks with colleagues from Finland, Latvia, the Czech Republic, Germany and the United States. Peter Hultqivst also made remarks at the "Munich Ukrainian lunch".