Challenging Global Situation When Sweden Takes over the Presidency of the EU

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On January 1, 2023, Sweden takes over the presidency of the EU’s Council of Ministers. Hans Dahlgren, EU Minister, gave a press briefing on August 26th, giving an overview of the preparations for this commitment and what the government expects the negotiations to be about. The preparations are being carried out whilst taking the current global situation into account, where the EU deals with challenges such as Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine as well as the energy crisis and the uncertain economic situation caused by the war.

This article is in Swedish, click here to read more.