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Ministry for External Affairs

Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Sweden)

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet) is responsible for Swedish foreign policy.

Current ministers:

History

The ministry for Foreign Affairs was created in 1791 when King Gustav III set up Konungens kabinett för den utrikes brevväxlingen (The King's cabinet for the correspondence with foreign powers ). In 1840 the organisation formally changed its name to Utrikesdepartementet.

Government agencies

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs are principal for the following government agencies:

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