Head of Department
Middle East and North Africa Department
Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
The department is responsible for Sweden’s foreign, trade, and development cooperation policy relations with countries in the Middle East, including Iran and Iraq, as well as North Africa. The department is also responsible for background material and analyses to be used as a basis for Swedish positions on issues concerning EU relations with these countries. In addition, it monitors Swedish interests and manages contacts with the regional organisations in the area.
The department has 19 members of staff.
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