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  • Heavy advanced weapons to Ukraine

    Ulf Kristersson, Prime Minister Ebba Busch, Minister for Energy, Business and Industry and Deputy Prime Minister Mats Persson, Minister for Education Pål Jonson, Minister for Defence
    Minister for Defence Pål Jonson, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson, Minister for Energy, Business and Industry Ebba Busch, Minister for Employment and Integration Johan Pehrson. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

    The Government today presented a large three-part support package to Ukraine. The package includes a procurement cooperation scheme, instructions to the Swedish Armed Forces to prepare the transfer of the Archer Artillery System, and the largest defence equipment package to date. This includes recoilless rifles with ammunition, anti-tank weapons, assault rifles, mine clearance equipment, Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90) with ammunition, and light anti-armour weapon Robot 57 (NLAW), worth SEK 4.3 billion. 

  • Speech by Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson at the European Parliament

    On Tuesday 17 January Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson delivered a speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. In the speech, Mr Kristersson presented the Swedish Presidency's priorities.

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Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2023

Sweden holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the first half of 2023.

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The Government strongly condemns violence by Iranian authorities against peaceful demonstrators. Photo: TT

Sweden supports the Iranian people’s demand for human rights

Sweden and the rest of the EU have expressed clear support for the Iranians, especially women and girls, who are peacefully demonstrating for their human rights. Sweden has individually, and together with the other EU Member States, condemned the violence that the Iranian authorities have used against demonstrators. Sweden has also called for those responsible for the death of Mahsa Jina Amini to be held accountable.

Corona-stämpel och grafisk bild av bokstaven i innuti en cirkel
Åtgärder, beslut och initiativ med anledning av coronapandemin Illustration: Regeringskansliet

Sweden introduces temporary entry restrictions on travel from China

The Government decided today to introduce temporary entry restrictions on travel from China. This means that travellers from China need to present a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Sweden. The test requirement applies as of 7 January.

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Key acts and ordinances entering into force in 2022/2023

This compilation contains a selection of the acts and ordinances – both new and amended – that enter into force in the second half of 2022 or in early 2023.

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