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Sweden is a NATO member


Just before 17.30 CET, Sweden’s instrument of accession was deposited with the United States Government, as depositary of the North Atlantic Treaty. Therefore, Sweden is now a member of NATO.

NATO is an intergovernmental organisation with both a political and a military dimension. As a member, Sweden becomes part of NATO’s collective defence. Sweden is NATO’s 32nd member country.

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Hanna Strömberg
Press Secretary to Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 76 128 61 69
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Anna Erhardt
Press Secretary to Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 76 130 85 34
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