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NATO Secretary General discusses security challenges with Swedish Foreign Minister

In a face-to-face meeting on Tuesday (22 September), Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde for Sweden’s contributions to international security and its long-standing partnership with NATO.
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NATO ships exercise with Swedish Navy

NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) participated in the Swedish-led naval exercise SWENEX, which wrapped up on Thursday (21 May 2020). The exercise, which ran for two weeks, took place in the waters of Skagerrak and the Baltic Sea.
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Deputy Secretary General welcomes NATO’s strong partnership with Sweden

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller welcomed the Alliance’s strong partnership with Sweden in a visit to Stockholm this week. Meeting with Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist on Tuesday (10 September 2019), the Deputy Secretary General praised Sweden’s contributions to international security, including through NATO missions in Afghanistan, Kosovo and Iraq. She thanked Sweden for its participation in NATO exercises and contribution to Baltic Sea security.
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Forest fires in Sweden

On 25 July 2018 the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) received a request for assistance to fight forest fires in Sweden.
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NATO Secretary General welcomes deepening cooperation with Sweden

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Sweden’s important contributions to the Alliance at the Folk och Försvar Security Conference in Sälen on Sunday (14 January 2018). In a keynote speech, the Secretary General outlined NATO’s adaptation to a challenging security environment. He stressed the importance of the close cooperation with Nordic partners like Sweden helps to strengthen security in the region.
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NATO launches first scientific cooperation initiative with Algeria

For the first time, the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is supporting a multi-year research project with Algeria. The new activity will develop an innovative detection system to help in the fight against terrorism while engaging key partners in practical cooperation.
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Chairman of the NATO Military Committee in Sweden to discuss regional security and NATO-Swedish military cooperation

During his visit to Sweden (27 & 28 April), the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Pavel met with Swedish Minister of Defence, Mr. Peter Hultqvist and Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, General Micael Bydén to discuss regional security challenges and opportunities for enhanced military cooperation. The Chairman also had the opportunity to observe the Combined Joint Staff Exercise 2016 (CJSE 16) and visit the Life Guards Regiment, the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre and the Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations.
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NATO and partner air forces train over the Baltic Sea

NATO and partner air forces completed two days of exercises in the Baltic region on Wednesday (20 April 2016), practising emergency responses and sharpening their cooperation. Hosted at Ämari Air Base in Estonia, Exercise Ramstein Alloy brought together seven Allies – Estonia, Lithuania, Belgium, Poland, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States – with long-standing NATO partners Finland and Sweden.
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NATO Secretary General welcomes deepening cooperation and dialogue with Finland and Sweden

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Finland and Sweden’s important political and practical contributions to NATO in talks with Finnish Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Timo Soini and Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström on Tuesday (1 December 2015). The meeting took place in the margins of NATO’s Foreign Ministerial.
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Secretary General stresses value of Nordic Defence Cooperation in visit to Sweden

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday (10 November 2015) welcomed efforts to strengthen defence cooperation among Nordic Allies and partners during talks with Nordic Defence Ministers in Stockholm. “It makes sense to deepen our cooperation further. Not just among Nordic Allies and partners, but also with our Baltic Allies,” the Secretary General said.

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