Ministry for Foreign Affairs

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Sweden's missions abroad are responsible for Sweden’s foreign, development cooperation and trade policy.

News from Ministry for Foreign Affairs

  • Government to send record support package to Ukraine

    The ministers during a press conference
    Pål Jonson, Minister for Defence, Ulf Kristersson, Prime Minister and Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade during a press conference on November 16. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    The Government is moving ahead on a winter package to Ukraine. The package is the largest to date and includes military and humanitarian support and support for rehabilitation of critical infrastructure.

  • Sweden and NATO

    Illustration: The Government Offices of Sweden

    Information about the Government’s work in relation to Sweden’s application for NATO membership is gathered here.

  • Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Photo: Frida Drake/Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    The Swedish Government’s stance is clear: support to Ukraine, sanctions against Russia and a stronger Sweden. Sweden, the EU and many other countries are standing with Ukraine.

    Here you will find information about the Government’s work related to the security situation in Ukraine.

  • What Sweden is doing in response to recent events in Iran

    A hand in the air during a demonstration
    The Government strongly condemns violence by Iranian authorities against peaceful demonstrators. Photo: TT

    The Government strongly condemns the Iranian authorities’ violence against peaceful demonstrators. Sweden and the rest of the EU stand behind and have expressed clear support for those Iranians – not least those women – who are now peacefully demonstrating for their human rights.

  • New ministers at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Billgren
    Tobias Billström, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade. Photo: Frida Drake/Government Offices of Sweden

    Today, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson presented the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and announced the ministers that make up the Government. Tobias Billström is Minister for Foreign Affairs and head of ministry. Johan Forssell is Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade.

Content from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Total 790 hits.