Press release from Prime Minister's Office

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to receive the President of the Republic of Korea


As part of the State Visit of the Republic of Korea on 14–15 June, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will receive President Moon Jae-in for talks in Saltsjöbaden.

Place: Grand Hôtel, Saltsjöbaden

Enter via Kopparporten, Rödbodgatan 6, 6.50–07.20, for group transfer by bus to Saltsjöbaden.

The Republic of Korea is Asia’s fourth largest economy and one of the world’s most innovative countries. It is also Sweden’s third largest export market in the region. Sweden and the Republic of Korea enjoy excellent relations and there is great potential for deeper cooperation, including in innovation, research, digital transformation and the creative industries. There is also potential for expanded cooperation on social welfare and labour market issues. President Moon’s social reform agenda is guided by a vision that resembles the Swedish welfare model, and Sweden’s experiences in the areas of social insurance, family policy and gender equality will be discussed.

Foreign and security policy issues and cooperation in multilateral forums will also be discussed. In conjunction with the visit, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and President Moon will also take part in the Sweden-Korea Business Summit.

Invitation to photo opportunities and press conference

Date and time: Saturday 15 June, 8.55–11.00
Venue: Grand Hôtel Saltsjöbaden

Please note: All journalists and photographers are required to pass through a security check at Kopparporten, Rosenbad, before group transfer to Saltsjöbaden. No individual transfers are permitted.

Enter via Kopparporten, Rödbodgatan 6, 6.50–07.20,
for group transfer by bus to Saltsjöbaden.


Prime Minister Stefan Löfven receives President Moon Jae-in at Grand Hôtel Saltsjöbaden.
Photo opportunity on arrival

Tête-à-tête (outdoors, weather permitting).
Photo pool

Talks begin.
Photo pool – meeting room

Press conference

Participation requires accreditation from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs International Press Centre. Applications close on Wednesday 12 June at 12.00.

Accreditation application


Nina Kefi
Press Coordinator at the Prime Minister's Office
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 70 662 67 79
email to Nina Kefi
Boel Lindbergh
Head of the International Press Centre, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Phone +46 8 405 50 08
Mobile +46 72 735 50 08
email to Boel Lindbergh