Calmy-Rey leaves cabinet post open in December

7th September 2011, Comments 0 comments BERN, SWITZERLAND - Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey, 66, confirmed Wednesday that she will not stand for re-election to the Swiss Federal Council in December, ending her nine years in government, two of which were spent as president. Switzerland’s presidency is a one-year post that rotates among the seven members of the Federal Council, the cabinet. [...]

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