OSCE Ministerial Council: Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter underlines the importance of arms control for boosting confidence and security


At the meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg, Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter stressed that the revival of conventional arms control in Europe is pivotal to improving security for everyone. As a bridge-builder, Switzerland intends to play an active role in shaping a dialogue to this end.

Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter on his way to the OSCE Council of Ministers’meeting at the Hamburg Exhibition Centre in Germany, 8 December 2016.
Swiss Foreign Minister, Didier Burkhalter (C) on his way to the meeting of the OSCE ministerial council at the exhibition halls in Hamburg, Germany, 8 December 2016. © Keystone