Geostrategic magazine

Svezia. Presidenza dell’UE e sfida della difesa comune (fonte: Defense News)

Gerard O’Dwyer

Sweden’s half-year rotating presidency of the European Union, which began on Jan. 1, is shaped to deliver a sharper focus on the need to deepen collaboration among member states in the key areas of defense capabilities and joint military procurements.

Swedish prime minister Ulf Kristersson’s Moderate-led coalition government, which was elected to office after parliamentary elections in September 2022, has identified “unity of purpose” and the strengthening of European defense readiness and capacities as primary targets during the term of its presidency.

Sweden vows to push defense collaboration, cyber defense at EU helm (