Press release from Ministry of Defence

Press briefing with Swedish Minister for Defence and UK Secretary for Defence on Thursday 9 December at 17.00

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Swedish Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom Ben Wallace will hold a joint press briefing in connection with Secretary Wallace’s visit to Sweden on 9-10 December, which includes a visit to Norrland Dragoon Regiment in Arvidsjaur (K4) and bilateral meetings in Stockholm.

Time:
Place:  Online via Zoom or Bella, (entrance via security at Rödbodgatan 6, Stockholm)

Admission from 16.15 to 16.30 for members of media participating at Bella. Press credentials and registration required.

At the press briefing Minister Hultqvist and Secretary Wallace will make short introductory remarks on the bilateral military cooperation between Sweden and the UK, on the development of the regional security situation in Northern Europe and in the Arctic Region. Following the introductory remarks, Minister Hultqvist and Secretary Wallace will take questions. 

Time: Thursday 9 December 2021 17.00–17.30 Central European Time (CET)

Venue: Online via Zoom or Bella, (entrance via security at Rödbodgatan 6, Stockholm)

Language: English

The press briefing will be held in a hybrid format, online via Zoom and at Bella. Instructions on how to join the press briefing digitally will be sent separately. Admission from 16.15 to 16.30 for members of media participating at Bella. Press credentials and registration required.

Registration: The registration deadline has passed.

Press contact

Gunnar Vrang
Head of Communication, Ministry of Defence
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Toni Eriksson
Press Secretary to the Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 73 072 83 16
email to Toni Eriksson