The discussions will focus on matters of European current political developments such as the Euro crisis, relations between Switzerland and EU and bilateral issues, including negotiations with Germany in the fiscal area.
On Monday evening, President Calmy-Rey will participate in a panel discussion organised by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (German Council on Foreign Relations). She will discuss the issue of "Bern-Berlin-Brussels: Between national interests and European solidarity" with German Minister Rainer Brüderle and Volker Kauder, head of the CDU/ CSU parliamentary group in the German Bundestag.On her visit to Berlin, President Calmy-Rey will be accompanied by State Councillor Eugen David, President of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and by State Councillor Maximilian Reimann, President of the Swiss Federal Parliament's Delegation for Relations with the German Bundestag.
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