Iceland and Sweden sign Joint Declaration on defence cooperation,

Today Peter Hultqvist, Minister for Defence of Sweden, and Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, signed a Joint Declaration on defence cooperation.

“The Joint Declaration underlines the intent of both parties to strengthen our defence cooperation on matters of mutual interest to better respond to the evolving security environment”, Peter Hultqvist says.

Cooperation areas identified in the declaration include cyber security, resilience against hybrid threats, strategic communications and promoting and developing joint projects to strengthen the implementation of the women, peace and security agenda. Läs pressmeddelande