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Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson to welcome Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin


On Thursday 2 February, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson will receive Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin in Stockholm. It will be Mr Kristersson’s first reception of a visiting head of government since the Government was formed.

Place: In person and digitally. Journalists who have registered in advance may come to Bella Venezia (via Rödbodgatan 6) or take part digitally on Zoom. Entry from 14.15.

Practical information: Advance registration required by 12.45 on 2 February via email to Ellen Pileblad (see press contact below). Please give your name, the name of your editorial office, whether you wish to attend in person or digitally and if you are a reporter or photographer. Enclose a copy of your press credentials as well. Participation is subject to available space. Those attending the press conference in person will be allowed to ask questions first and then conduct individual interviews. Journalists who take part on Zoom will receive practical information via email.

The meeting of Prime Ministers will focus on Sweden’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the security policy situation.

“My very first bilateral visit abroad as Prime Minister was to Finland, and now the first visit to Sweden by a head of government during our Presidency is from Finland. Our two countries have a long history of cooperation and solidarity, not least in the EU. In addition, we are joining NATO hand-in-hand,” says Mr Kristersson.

A joint press conference will be held after the meeting.

Press contact

Ellen Pileblad
Press Information Officer
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Hanna Strömberg
Press Secretary to Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 76 128 61 69
email to Hanna Strömberg