Swedish Chief of Defence visits SHAPE
SHAPE, Belgium – The Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces
General Micael Bydén visited Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)
on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, to meet with Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR)
General Curtis M. Scaparrotti and SHAPE senior leadership.
During the visit, General Scaparrotti greeted General Bydén before being
welcomed into SHAPE headquarters by the SHAPE Honour Guard. The leaders then
met for a routine office call.
"It is critical to maintain our relationship and to keep an open dialogue
with an important partner like Sweden,” said General Scaparrotti. "General
Bydén and I were able to discuss Sweden’s current and future commitment and
proactivity within our organisation.”