Tag: Tobias

  • The government holds a press conference about the NATO process

    The government holds a press conference on the NATO process with Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (M), Foreign Minister Tobias Billström (M) and Defense Minister Pål Jonson (M). Lately, the process has had a hitch in the machinery after the burning of the Koran outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. Listen to Ekot’s live broadcast.

  • Iranian FM warns of reprisals over the EU’s blacklisted Revolutionary Guard

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — Iran’s foreign minister said on Sunday that any retaliatory measures, including a withdrawal of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), from Iran will be possible if Europe does not change its anti-Tehran positions. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made this in an interview with the official parliamentary news agency ICANA, in response to a question […]

  • Turkey questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sweden has been accused by Turkey of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and weed out their “propaganda” under an agreement signed in exchange for Ankara’s approval to join NATO. – World news – The latest diplomatic spat comes after an anti-Islam activist was allowed to burn a […]

  • Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani vehemently condemned the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and criticized the venture as a brazen example of hate mongering and violence against Muslims. – Politics News – “The repetition of the desecration of the holy book of one and a half billion Muslims is […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a ?direct hate crime? in violation of an agreement to join NATO Türkiye has accused Sweden of failing to meet its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and root out their “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a “direct hate crime” in violation of an agreement to join NATO Trkiye has accused Sweden of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist” groups and exterminate theirs “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat comes after […]

  • Stockholm protests against angry Turkey, cancels Sweden’s ministerial meeting

    Stockholm [Sweden]January 22 (ANI): Turkey on Saturday canceled a planned visit by Sweden’s defense minister in response to anti-Turkish protests that heightened tensions between the two countries as Sweden seeks Turkey’s approval to join NATO, the Washington Post reported. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said a planned visit by his Swedish counterpart Pal Jonsonto to […]

  • Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Trkiye cancels visit of defense minister from NATO hopeful

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Tobias Billström (M): Membership in NATO is the overriding value

    The moderate foreign minister Tobias Billström, who was previously migration minister in the coalition government, says that he is currently recalibrating the foreign administration. Ahead of Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson’s meeting with Turkish President Erdoğan on Tuesday, Tobias Billström distances himself from the Kurdish militia in Syria YPG and their political branch, the PYD party. […]

  • Swedish power grid: In the worst case, we disconnect the electricity

    This winter, Sweden will have to import electricity more days than normal winters, from 39 hours in a normal winter to upwards of 150 hours, according to Svenska kraftnät’s calculations. At the same time, the possibilities to import electricity have deteriorated, among other things as a result of the war in Ukraine. And if it […]

  • In the shadow of the war: Else’s escape from the Nazis

    On November 26, 1942, the Norwegian Nazi leader Vidkun Quisling’s order that all Norwegian Jews be gathered and taken by boat to Germany and the concentration camp at Auschwitz. On a winter-cold country road just outside Oslo, two children climb into the front seat of an old truck. One of them is Else Ullman. She […]

  • In the shadow of the war: The V2 robot in Bäckebo

    It is a miracle that Bengt Johansson’s father manages to keep the reins when the loud bang of the crashed torpedo scares the horses. Could it be the Russians who have attacked Sweden? The hunt for Hitler’s superweapons – the V2 robot that crashed in Småland – will soon begin. The program is made in […]

  • 413: Amineh Kakabaveh’s last show

    Amineh Kakabaveh kept her decision to the last and then stood for the decision when the government care change budget was hammered in the Riksdag. The process has been unique, messy and full of intrigue and games. Warns of recession The National Institute of Economic Research and the government flag that the sweetbread days are […]

  • The women who revolutionized power in the Middle East

    Middle Eastern societies are characterized by patriarchal structures and men have traditionally had the formal power in most countries in the region. But there are women who have revolutionized and protested against power at various levels. The girls on Revolutionsgatan took off their shawls in Iran In Iran, Vida Movahed stood on an electrical cabinet […]

  • Historical crises where Turkey has been seen as NATO’s black sheep

    Turkey joined NATO in 1952 and has the second largest army in the Defense Alliance. Over the years, there have been several occasions where Turkey has ended up on a collision course with other countries in the alliance. When Turkey invaded Cyprus in 1974, it triggered one of the worst crises in NATO history and […]

  • Sweden strengthens defense ties with Great Britain ahead of the decision on NATO membership

    Stockholm [Sweden]May 11 (ANI / Xinhua): Sweden strengthened its defense and security ties with Britain with a “declaration of political solidarity” on Wednesday, ahead of the country’s historic decision on its NATO membership. Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and her visiting British counterpart Boris Johnson signed the declaration after discussing the security situation in Europe […]