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The Atlantic Council’s Future Europe Initiative is delighted to welcome Her Excellency Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden, for a town hall conversation on Sweden’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the impact of the crisis on the transatlantic relationship.

As Sweden’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic attracts increasing attention, Minister Linde discusses the foreign and security policy implications of the pandemic as well as the road ahead for transatlantic cooperation in the wake of the crisis. The event is part of Minister Linde’s virtual bilateral visit to Washington, DC.

Foreign Minister Ann Christin Linde is a Swedish politician of the Social Democratic Party who has been serving as Minister for Foreign Affairs in the government of Prime Minister Stefan Löfven since September 10, 2019. She also previously served as Minister for Foreign Trade and Minister for Nordic Cooperation, as well as Minister for European Union Affairs and Trade for the Löfven Cabinet since May 25, 2016.