Iceland’s President Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson visits Sweden 17-19 January. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

In connection with the Icelandic State Visit to Sweden, the Prime Minister Stefan Löfven welcomed Iceland’s President Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson for talks at Rosenbad.During their talks, they discussed gender equality, Nordic cooperation, transatlantic issues and climate change.

The Prime Minister informed the President about the five chairs Sweden is currently holding in the regional organisations the Nordic Council of Ministers, the Barents Euro-Arctic Council and the Council of the Baltic Sea States, as well as the Nordic and Nordic-Baltic cooperation forums. They also discussed Sweden’s work as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.