Visit to Slovenia

On 25 September, Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist visited Slovenia and his Slovenian colleague Andreja Katič. The ministers discussed European security policy, as well as peacekeeping operations.

Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and his Slovenian colleague Andreja Katič
Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and his Slovenian colleague Andreja Katič. Photo: Bruno Toič

Mr Hultqvist met with Ms Katič in Ljubljana, where they discussed the changing security policy situation in the Baltic region and Eastern Europe and how the situation in North Korea is developing.

Mr Hultqvist also affirmed that the Swedish Government welcomes the ongoing efforts to strengthen the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). Sweden wants to ensure that the EU's permanent structured cooperation on defence (PESCO) is inclusive and contributes to the right level of ambition for the CDSP.