Carl Bildt presented the Statement of Swedish Foreign Policy

February 19th, 2014   Foreign Policy | Society

Today, Swedish Foreign Minister, Mr. Carl Bildt presented the Statement of Swedish Foreign Policy in the Swedish Parliament. He started by emphasizing the importance of the European cooperation and the support within EU for peace, freedom, democracy and human rights.

Furthermore, Mr. Bildt condemned the violence in Ukraine and urged the leaders of the country to together with the opposition, seek a peaceful way to political reforms.

Moreover, the Foreign Minister brought up the alarming situation in Syria, the development in Iran and the Swedish decision to contribute with military to the the conflict in Mali.

Other topics that were raised were the UN cooperation, climate issues and freedom on the internet. Here you can read the statement:

Statement of Government Policy in the Parliamentary Debate on Foreign Affairs

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