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The downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was in focus when the EU foreign ministers gathered in Brussels on 22 July. The ministers also discussed the worrying escalation of violence in the Middle East and called for a ceasefire. Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt took part in the meeting.
On 9 July at a ceremony in the Capitol - the seat of the US Congress - Raoul Wallenberg will be honoured with the Congressional Gold Medal. The ceremony in Washington DC will be attended by members of Raoul Wallenberg's family, Speaker of the Riksdag Per Westerberg and Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt, among others.
The visit by Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt to the US capital, Washington DC, continued on Tuesday. The programme included a meeting with President Obama's National Security Advisor Susan Rice and a speech at the Atlantic Council think tank.
On Monday evening, Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt began his visit to the US capital, Washington DC, where he will be until 9 July.
Along with Speaker of the Riksdag Per Westerberg, Mr Bildt will take part in ceremonies celebrating the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Raoul Wallenberg.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt is visiting Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine from 29 June to 1 July. On 27 June the three countries signed Association Agreements, including Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area agreements, with the European Unio. Mr Bildt is the first foreign minister from the EU to visit the countries since the signing.
27 June 2014
UN resolution a Swedish success for internet freedom
25 June 2014
20 years since Sweden joined the EU
24 June 2014
Sweden to contribute SEK 8 billion to Afghanistan
23 June 2014
Swedish successes at Cannes Lions
19 June 2014
Minister for International Development Cooperation met Jimmy Carter
13 June 2014
Future gender equality policy at Nordic Forum this weekend
13 June 2014
Sweden will ratify the UN Arms Trade Treaty
12 June 2014
Likeminded countries discuss development assistance
10 June 2014
Increased economic optimism for Somalia
09 June 2014
Björling met Philippine trade secretary
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