Federal Councillor Micheline Calmy-Rey meets Israeli President Shimon Peres

Bern, Press release, 25.03.2011

Federal Councillor Micheline Calmy-Rey will meet Israeli President Shimon Peres in Geneva on Monday, 28 March 2011. Their talks will focus on bilateral issues, developments in north Africa and the Middle East peace process.

Relations between Switzerland and Israel are close and there has been a regular dialogue between the two foreign ministries since 2004. There are 15,000 Swiss nationals living in Israel today who form the largest community of the Swiss abroad in the region. 

From 4.30 p.m. on here will be photo and film opportunities for the media in the Swiss Mission to the UN in Geneva. All media workers who wish to take part in the photo opportunity are requested to register with Information EDA until Monday, 12.00 p.m. (via E-Mail: info@eda.admin.ch) and to be in Rue des Varembé 9-11 by 4.15 p.m. at the latest. 

Address for enquiries:

Information FDFA
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CH-3003 Bern
Tel.: (+41) 031 322 31 53
Fax: (+41) 031 324 90 47
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Federal Department of Foreign Affairs