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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Sweden Unveils New Security Strategy Amid Rising Threats

Published: 2024-07-08

The Swedish government has presented a new national security strategy, highlighting Russia as the most serious threat to the country.

Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson emphasized that the war in Ukraine has reshaped the security landscape, affecting all of Sweden's security efforts.

The strategy focuses on three key areas: external security, internal security, and strengthening Sweden's resilience and competitiveness.

It prioritizes Sweden's swift integration into NATO, maintaining support for Ukraine, and countering Russian expansion.

The plan also addresses internal challenges such as organized crime and parallel societies.

China is identified as another potential threat due to its efforts to increase influence through cyber capabilities.