Frank Belfrage

Former Deputy Foreign Minister


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Frank Belfrage is one of Sweden’s longest serving diplomats with nearly 50 years in the Swedish Foreign Service. His career includes ambassadorial posts in Paris, Riyadh and EU-Brussels.

As State Secretary in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, he negotiated Sweden’s accession to the European Union in 1995. He served as Deputy Foreign Minister in 2006-2014 under then Foreign Minister Carl Bildt. In 2018 Sweden and Japan celebrated 150 years of diplomatic relations. Frank Belfrage organized the participation of the Swedish business community in the celebration events.