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Home News Swiss president to leave govt: expected to announce it today

Swiss president to leave govt: expected to announce it today

Published on 07/09/2011

GenevaLunch.com BERN, SWITZERLAND - The Swiss president for 2011 and long-time foreign affairs minister, Micheline Calmy-Rey, is expected to tell the Federal Council today that she is stepping down from the government. The regular meeting of the council this morning will be followed by a news conference. Calmy-Rey, 66, is in her second term as president, [...]