Greece–Sweden relations

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Greece–Sweden relations
Map indicating locations of Greece and Sweden



The Greece–Sweden relations are the relations between Greece and Sweden. The first contact between the two peoples can be traced back to the 11th century. Both countries established diplomatic relations in 1852.[1] Sweden has an embassy in Athens and eight honorary consulates; in Thessaloniki, Rhodes, Pireus, Patras, Kos, Corfu, Heraklion and Chania.[2] Greece has an embassy in Stockholm and maintains two Honorary General Consulates in Sweden, in the cities of Malmö and Gothenburg.[3] Both countries are members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and of the European Union.

List of bilateral treaties and agreements[1][edit]

Greek Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis and Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt
  • Treaty on Trade and Shipping (1852)
  • Agreements or Memoranda have been signed since 1929
  • Avoidance of Double Taxation of Income or capital (1961)
  • Social Security (1984)
  • Defense Cooperation (1999)

List of recent bilateral visits[1][edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-04-18. Retrieved 2008-04-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the relation with Sweden
  2. ^ Swedish embassy in Athens
  3. ^ Greek embassy in Stockholm

External links[edit]