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Press release from Ministry of Defence

Minister for Defence Pål Jonson to attend NORDEFCO meeting of defence ministers on Faroe Islands


On 29–30 April, Mr Jonson will travel to the Faroe Islands to take part in the Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO) meeting of defence ministers, held in Tórshavn.

In connection with the meeting, a new vision for NORDEFCO will be signed and presented. The defence ministers will also discuss the security situation in the neighbourhood, Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine and NATO.

NORDEFCO consists of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Its overall purpose is to increase the countries’ defence capabilities and develop capacity to cooperate and agree on strategic and common defence issues. Denmark holds the Chair of NORDEFCO in 2024.

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