…The changing security environment has prompted steps toward enhanced political dialogue and practical cooperation between NATO, Finland and Sweden. For example, we have proposed a bill to the parliament on Host Nation Support, an administrative yet important agreement which will make it easier for us to exercise together and to prepare for giving and receiving military help in a crisis situation. We want to have the same position as Finland in this regard.
In our partnership, we now focus on:
First, continued political dialogue on shared security challenges is essential in our cooperation with NATO. Looking towards the Warsaw Summit, we see a need to discuss mutually relevant issues regarding common security threats. Focus should be on substance, not on formats. From our perspective, the Baltic Sea security is a given topic also at the Summit.Läs talet