The Swiss Times - Swiss News in English

Cassis: “Negotiating delegation is ready to start work”

Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis wants to start talks with the EU as soon as the Federal Council has approved the negotiating mandate. "Our delegation is ready to start work - probably this month."

Cassis said this to the media in Bern on Friday. The way is now open to quickly start negotiations with the EU. The aim is to stabilize and further develop relations with Switzerland's most important economic partner.

In an increasingly unstable world, it is crucial to have stable relations with neighboring countries, said Cassis. Switzerland's prosperity is high, but under pressure due to several global crises. It was therefore "essential" to maintain relations with the EU.

©Keystone/SDA

Most Read

Huge Rain Falls in Certain Regions of Ticino

1 April 2024
Over 200 litres of rain and snow per square meter inundated Ticino and neighbouring areas during the Easter weekend.

Sunday, March 31 – Weekend Round-Up

31 March 2024
The top Swiss municipalities for cost of living, Switzerland's diplomatic approach on international issues, and the healthcare sector's challenges.

The Park Hyatt Zurich Has Been Sold

4 April 2024
Trinity Investments, Oaktree Capital Management, and UBS Asset Management acquire Park Hyatt Zurich.

Swiss Francs Will Lose Value Against The Euro This Year – BOA Analysis Claims

1 April 2024
US banks foresee the Swiss Franc reaching parity with the Euro this year, with further appreciation expected by 2025.

Stay in Touch!

Noteworthy

Barry Callebaut Beats Market Trends with Sales Increase
10 April 2024
Zug Leads Swiss Purchasing Power: GfK Study Insights
9 April 2024