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Ambassador Ulrika Funered and State Secretary Jan Salestrand at theopening session of the FSC under Sweden’s Chairmanship, Vienna, 5 September 2018
Ambassador Ulrika Funered, Major General Trond R. Karlsen and Commander Klaus Randrup Credit: OSCE/Micky Kroell

Sweden takes over the chairmanship of the OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation

07 Sep 2018

Transparency and openness will be the main theme of Sweden’s chairmanship of the OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC). The opening session under Sweden’s chairmanship was held on Wednesday 5 September 2018 at Hofburg, Vienna. “Sweden believes that challenges to European security must be met through deepened co-operation and joint action. But on a national level, every country must accept its share of the responsibility”, said Mr. Jan Salestrand, State Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Sweden, during his opening statement.

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