Peter Hultqvist

Peter Hultqvist

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.”

News from Peter Hultqvist

  • The Defense Minister of Indonesia visited Sweden

    Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist together with his Indonesian colleague Ryamizard Ryacudu.
    Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist together with his Indonesian colleague Ryamizard Ryacudu. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

    Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist recieved on May 8 his Indonesian colleague Ryamizard Ryacudu at Karlberg Castle. Following ceremonial honors, the ministers discussed the security policy developments in Northern Europe and Southeast Asia, as well as common defence material related issues.

The Swedish Defence Bill 2016-2020

Thursday, April 23, the Government proposed a Defence Bill 2016-2020 for the Parliament.

Defence cooperation between Finland and Sweden

In the autumn of 2013, Sweden and Finland announced their intent to deepen their defence cooperation.

Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO)

Sweden holds the Chairmanship of the Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO) in 2015.

Statement by the Swedish Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist at the Munich Security Conference 2017 on “Arctic Security”

Munich, February 18th 2017 Check against delivery

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