Swedish-Croatian defence ministerial meeting

Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist met Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krstičević in Zagreb on 25 September. The ministers discussed EU cooperation in the area of defence, and contributions to EU operations in Africa.

Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and the Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krstičević
Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist met Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krstičević in Zagreb. Photo: MOD Croatia

During the meeting, the defence ministers discussed Swedish defence policy and work, as well as strengthening national defence capabilities in light of the deterioration of security in our area. Mr Hultqvist was also able to provide information about the ongoing Aurora defence forces exercise.

The defence ministers also discussed the EU and UN initiatives taking place in Africa, in which Sweden participates, as well as the Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan, which includes both Swedish and Croatian troops