In the perspective of Sweden’s Presidency of the European Union beginning in the second half of 2009, Sweden‘s Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt invited the representatives of a number of non-EU states to an informative meeting in Stockholm. Switzerland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheline Calmy-Rey was among the participants.
The two ministers also used this opportunity to hold a bilateral meeting. The Swiss foreign minister exposed Switzerland’s position on the current issues in it’s relations with the EU to her counterpart. Moreover, various international issues were discussed.
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