List of diplomatic missions of Sweden

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Map of Swedish diplomatic missions
Seal of a Swedish Embassy.

This is a list of diplomatic missions of Sweden. Sweden has a moderately sized diplomatic network of 79 embassies and 13 consulates general, supplemented by honorary consulates, cultural centres and trade missions that are operated separately.[citation needed] Of note Sweden was the first Western country to have an embassy in Pyongyang.[1] The embassy in Pyongyang continues to provide limited consular services to citizens of several Western countries without a presence in North Korea and acts as the consular protecting power of the United States since 1995.[2][3]

In January 2010, the Swedish Foreign Ministry announced that its embassies in Bratislava, Dakar, Dublin, Ljubljana, Luxembourg and Sofia would be closed down, while existing section offices in Pristina, Tbilisi, Chisinau, Tirana, Bamako, Ouagadougou, Monrovia, Kigali, La Paz and Phnom Penh would be upgraded to embassies.[4]

In December 2010, it was announced by the Swedish Foreign Ministry that an additional five embassies would close down; the embassies affected are the ones in Brussels, Belgium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Hanoi, Vietnam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Luanda, Angola.[5]

In August 2011, an agreement between the Social Democrats and the current cabinet of Sweden was announced, with the purpose of keeping the Swedish embassies of Argentina, Vietnam, Malaysia and Angola.[6]

In August 30, 2012, Sweden closed its embassy in Minsk. Estonian Embassy at Minsk will represent Swedish interests in Belarus.[7]

Switzerland Swedish Embassy in Bern
Hungary Swedish Embassy in Budapest
Denmark Swedish Embassy in Copenhagen
Netherlands Embassy in The Hague
FinlandSwedish Embassy in Helsinki
Turkey Swedish Consulate-General in Istanbul
Ukraine Embassy of Sweden in Kiev
United Kingdom Embassy of Sweden in London
Russia Embassy of Sweden in Moscow
Norway Embassy of Sweden in Oslo
Czech Republic Swedish Embassy in Prague
Republic of Macedonia Swedish Embassy in Skopje
Estonia Swedish Embassy in Tallinn
Georgia (country) Embassy of Sweden in Tbilisi
Lithuania Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius
United States Swedish Embassy in Washington DC

Africa[edit]

Americas[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Multilateral organisations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the Embassy". Embassy of Sweden, Pyongyang. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Om ambassaden" (in Swedish). Embassy of Sweden, Pyongyang. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Foreign Relations: North Korea". USA.gov. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sweden to open embassy in Tirana Albania". Balkans.com. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Sverige stänger fem ambassader". Regeringskansliet. 22 December 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "S backar – ambassader räddas". Dagens Nyheter. 1 August 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  7. ^ http://www.swedenabroad.com/sv-SE/Ambassader/Minsk/Aktuellt/Nyheter/Svenska-ambassaden-stangd-for-allmanheten-sys