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Press release from Prime Minister's Office

Swedish flag raised at NATO headquarters


(New version) On Monday 11 March, Sweden’s flag will be raised at NATO headquarters in Brussels. Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson will deliver a speech and hold a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

The press conference with Mr Kristersson and Mr Stoltenberg starts at 11.05. The flag raising ceremony begins at 12.00.

The press conference and ceremony will be streamed live on and the NATO website.

Information about media accreditation is available in NATO’s press release (see link under shortcuts).

In addition to Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson, participants include:

  • Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess
  • Minister for Energy, Business and Industry Ebba Busch
  • Minister for Employment and Integration Johan Pehrson
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström
  • Minister for Defence Pål Jonson
  • Minister for Civil Defence Carl-Oskar Bohlin
  • Swedish Social Democratic Party Leader Magdalena Andersson
  • Sweden Democrats Party Leader Jimmie Åkesson
  • Centre Party Leader Muharrem Demirok
  • Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Micael Bydén
  • Henrik Landerholm, National Security Adviser


This press release has been updated with information about participating representatives from Sweden at the ceremony.

Press contact

Susan Vo Bergqvist
Deputy Head of the Press Department (Prime Minister’s Office)
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 76 130 95 62
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