Stefan Löfven

Prime Minister

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“Our country must be a leading and inspirational force in the world. A country in which we close gaps and fulfil the promises of freedom we have made to our children, where we invest together in people and the environment, in knowledge and competitiveness, in security in the present and hope for the future.”

News from Stefan Löfven

  • “Sweden’s security must be seen in a broader perspective”

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    On 8 January, Prime Minister presented a national security strategy at the Folk och Försvar Annual National Conference in Sälen. Photo: Jonatan Holst/Government Offices of Sweden

    On 8 January, Prime Minister presented a national security strategy at the Folk och Försvar Annual National Conference in Sälen. For the first time, a Swedish Government is presenting a comprehensive account of security in a broad sense. The security strategy proceeds from our security objectives, determines the direction and sets the framework for the work needed to safeguard our security and to place the common resources where they do the most good.

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In a joint statement, the EU heads of state and government condemned the continuing attacks against Aleppo carried out by the Syrian regime and its allies, in particular Russia and Iran. “We must do all we can to save lives and work to ensure humanitarian access to all areas in Syria,” says Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. Photo: Permanent Mission of Sweden to the EU

The humanitarian catastrophe in Aleppo dominated the EU leaders’ summit

The war in Syria and the terrible humanitarian situation in the city of Aleppo was one the main issues when the EU’s 28 heads of state and government met in Brussels on 15 December. The European Council decided to increase pressure to try and ensure the evacuation of civilians and the protection of hospitals and ambulances.

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
Poland’s President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. Photo: Victor Svedberg/Government Offices

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven received Poland’s President Andrzej Duda

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda visited Sweden on 30 November–1 December. As part of the visit, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven received President Duda for talks at Rosenbad. Focus during the talks was on the countries’ relations and security in the Baltic Sea region.

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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven made a statement on the outcome of the US presidential election. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

Statement from the Swedish Prime Minister on the outcome of the US presidential election

"This is an election outcome that many people feel concerned about but that we have prepared for. Sweden has a long tradition of cooperation with US governments, regardless of party political affiliations, and the Swedish Government will contact the administration that takes office at an early stage to safeguard Swedish and European interests, and to promote global security and stability."

Stefan Löfven i FN.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in UN. Photo: UN

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, along with OECD and ILO, launched Global Deal in New York

On Wednesday 21 September 2016, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven launched the Global Deal, a global initiative for social dialogue and better conditions in the labour market.

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