Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence is responsible for Sweden’s military defence and its support agencies. Its strategic planning includes international operations and security-building activities, which the agencies are instructed to implement and follow up.

News from Ministry of Defence

  • Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist took part in the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence

    Peter Hultqvist and Jens Stoltenberg shaking hands.
    Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Photo: NATO

    On 21–22 October, Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist took part in the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels. Mr Hultqvist was invited to a special session on cooperation between NATO and the European Union.

  • Northern Group Ministerial Meeting

    Peter Hultqvist in a suit sitting on sofa inside.
    Sweden’s Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    On 20 October, Sweden’s Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist will participate in a meeting with his colleagues from the other Northern Group countries. The Northern Group is a security and defence policy forum with a focus on northern Europe.

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