Nordic countries deepen military cooperation

The Nordic Ministers of Defence signing the Memorandum of Understanding.  Photo: The Danish Ministry of Defence

The Nordic Ministers of Defence signing the Memorandum of Understanding.
Photo: The Danish Ministry of Defence

On Wednesday 9 November 2016, the Nordic Ministers of Defence made a Joint Statement, after having signed a Memorandum of Understanding on enhanced and easier access to each others’ territories in peacetime. The agreement will improve the operational effect and quality of air, land and maritime operations.

Also the Northern Group consisting of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the United Kingdom and Sweden, have met today and came together informally for discussions on defence and security issues.

 

Swedish Government

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