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Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, General Timo Kivinen to attend the annual meeting of Nordic chiefs of defence and national directors of armaments in Sweden

Defence Forces
Publication date 6.9.2023 8.30
Press release

The meeting will discuss the Nordic Defence Cooperation, NORDEFCO, and it will be hosted by the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, General Micael Bydén. The event will be held on September 6, 2023.

Sweden holds the chairmanship of NORDEFCO in 2023. This year, NORDEFCO focuses on adapting the cooperation to the new security policy situation in Europe and continued support to Ukraine.

 Finland's NATO membership and Sweden's accession in the future will further deepen the strong Nordic cooperation and expand its dimensions. The Nordic countries promote projects that improve performance and cooperation capability in all situations.

The Commander of Finnish Defence Forces, General Timo Kivinen will participate in the meeting with Tarja Jaakkola, Director of the Resources Policy Department of the Ministry of Defence.