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NATO Secretary General welcomes deepened cooperation with Finland and Sweden

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Finland and Sweden’s close partnership with NATO while visiting the Berga Naval Base with the North Atlantic Council, on Wednesday (27 October 2021). During the visit, they had the opportunity to witness the joint Swedish/Finnish Naval Exercise, SWENEX-21.
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Secretary General stresses strength of NATO’s partnership with Sweden

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the value of the Alliance’s partnership with Sweden during a visit to Stockholm, with ambassadors of the North Atlantic Council, on Tuesday (26 October 2021).
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Secretary General: NATO, Finland and Sweden share the same security interests

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Finland with ambassadors of the North Atlantic Council on Monday (25 October 2021), underlining the close partnership between NATO and Finland. Addressing media after his meeting with President Sauli Niinistö, Mr Stoltenberg said that NATO and Finland cooperate closely on security in the Baltic Sea region and in the High North. “Together, we make the Euro-Atlantic region more secure and more stable, including through NATO's enhanced forward presence in the Baltic region, our air policing mission, and of course, Finland’s commitment to its national defence”, he said.
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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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