Germany and Switzerland enjoy close, wide-ranging and good-neighbourly relations, not least thanks to the shared language which is spoken in large parts of Switzerland. The two countries pursue similar…
Relations between Germany and Switzerland are close. Berlin has been home to Swiss diplomatic missions for 150 years.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Switzerland from 16 to 17 August to take part in the meeting of German-speaking Foreign Ministers in Neuchâtel and to hold bilateral discussions.
An unusual mix of quadrilateral talks and poetry slam. Foreign Minister Steinmeier welcomed his counterparts from Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Austria to Berlin.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier and his Swiss colleague Burkhalter have met in Berlin where they discussed the outcome of the Swiss referendum as well as the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria.