Peter Hultqvist

Peter Hultqvist, Minister for Defence

Minister for Defence

Ministry of Defence

“Defence policy must be based on responsibility for Sweden. This involves asserting our sovereignty, our democratic social order and the right to determine our own future.”

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  • Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist to visit international air exercise in Luleå

    Peter Hultqvist and Micael Bydén standing outside in front of an airplane.
    Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and Supreme Commander Micael Bydén. Photo: Jesper Sundström/Swedish Armed Forces

    On 7–18 June 2021, Denmark, Finland and Norway and Sweden, together with the United States, will host the recurring international air exercise Arctic Challenge Exercise 2021 (ACE 21). It will be the fifth year the exercise is held within the framework of Nordic cooperation. Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist will visit the exercise in Luleå on 15 June.

  • High-level panel discussion on European security and the Joint Expeditionary Force with the Swedish Minister for Defence

    Toni Eriksson/Government Offices of Sweden

    On 13 May, Sweden’s Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist participated in a panel discussion on the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) and European security. The Minister highlighted the importance of bilateral and multilateral cooperation to building security and stability in Europe, and underlined the role of JEF in this.

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