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Sweden and Denmark sign enhanced defence cooperation agreement

On the 14th of January 2016, the Minister of Defence Peter Hultqvist and the Danish Minister of Defence Peter Christensen signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to enhance and deepen bilateral defence cooperation.

The enhanced defence cooperation agreement between Sweden and Denmark includes focus areas such as:

  • deepened exchange of information,
  • establishment of secure communications,
  • increased exchanged of training and exercises
  • the ability to access each others' territory in peacetime

With this new framework for expanded defence cooperation, the next step for the Swedish and Danish Armed Forces will be to examine conditions for concrete operational cooperation.