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Photo from the handing over of the Ministry of Defence
Photo from the handing over of the Ministry of Defence by resigning Minister of Defence Gitte Lillelund Bech to newly appointed Minister of Defence Nick Hækkerup. 

Nick Hækkerup new minister of defence 

Monday 3rd October 2011 Nick Hækkerup was appointed new Danish Minister of Defence.

2011-10-05 - 15:00
Nick Hækkerup is new Minister of Defence in the Helle Thorning Schmidt Administration. Today the Ministry of Defence was handed over to Nick Hækkerup by resigning Minister of Defence Gitte Lillelund Bech.

Nick Hækkerup has been a member of the Danish parliament, Folketinget, for the Social Democratic Party since 2007.