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NATO defence ministers meet to discuss response to COVID-19 crisis

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Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist attended a video conference meeting of NATO defence ministers on 15 April to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Finland’s defence minister and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell also attended.

The defence ministers and High Representative Josep Borrell discussed how NATO allies, partner countries Sweden and Finland, and the EU can work together to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and to continue to build resilience.

They also discussed further collaborative efforts to counter disinformation about COVID-19.