Sweden’s FM calls for more EU involvement in Arctic as country hosts EU Arctic Forum
Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde is calling on the EU to increase its strategic engagement in the Arctic.
Attending the two-day EU Arctic Forum, which Sweden is hosting in the northern town of Umeå, Ann Linde tells Swedish Radio that the EU must take a more active role in climate and security matters relating to the Arctic.
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