Ministry for Foreign Affairs

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Sweden's missions abroad are responsible for Sweden’s foreign, development cooperation and trade policy.

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Sweden and NATO

On 22 March the Riksdag approved Sweden’s accession to NATO. Until all NATO countries have ratified Sweden’s application for NATO membership, it has the status of invitee country.

Read about Sweden's path to NATO membership:

Photo: Lev Radin SipaUSA/TT

Sweden's support to Ukraine

Since Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Sweden has provided military, humanitarian and civil support to support Ukraine. Together with the EU, Sweden has also adopted macroeconomic support and several sanctions packages against Russia.

Illustration: The Government Offices

Efforts to strengthen Sweden’s security

Information about the Government’s measures to strengthen Sweden’s security, protect Swedish citizens and safeguard Swedish economic interests in light of the serious security situation is available here.

Billström in the speaking chair of the Riksdag
Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström presents the Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag. The Statement summarises the Government’s foreign policy priorities for 2023. Photo: Anders Löwdin/Swedish Parliament

Government’s 2023 Statement of Foreign Policy

Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström today presented the Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag. This year’s Statement of Foreign Policy is Mr Billström’s first in his ministerial post.

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