FDFA concerned about situation in Honduras

Bern, Press release, 29.06.2009

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) is concerned about the latest events in Honduras and urges those responsible to re-establish constitutional order and the rule of law. It calls for a democratic and peaceful resolution of the current crisis. 

As part of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) regional programme for Central America, Switzerland invests between CHF 5 and 7 million per year in Honduras, in particular in agriculture, environmental protection and providing drinking water. The SDC runs a Coordination Office in the capital Tegucigalpa for carrying out its projects. A total of some 270 Swiss citizens are resident in Honduras.


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