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Swiss National Council Decided to Strengthen Diplomacy with Eritrea

But without opening an embassy

A motion transmitted to the government by the UDC called for strengthening the diplomatic presence in Eritrea without opening a Swiss embassy in Asmara.

BY TIO *

Strengthening the diplomatic presence in Eritrea, but without opening a Swiss embassy in Asmara. The National Council today tacitly transmitted to the government a modified motion to that effect by the States. Continue reading Swiss National Council Decided to Strengthen Diplomacy with Eritrea

Swiss Parliament: ‘More Diplomacy with Eritrea’

Swiss Parliament adopted a motion calling the Federal Council to intensify relations with authorities in Eritrea to try to reduce the flow of migrants

By Corrier Del Ticino,

The Federal Council must step up its diplomatic activities with the Eritrean authorities to try to reduce, as far as possible, the flow of migrants from that country. Following the debate, the house have adopted today a motion tabled by National Counsellor Claude Béglé (PPD/VD).

The parliamentary act has several objectives: to get a greater commitment on the part of the Eritrean authorities in the context of respecting for human rights, to conclude a readmission agreement and implement an economic development program for Eritrea. Continue reading Swiss Parliament: ‘More Diplomacy with Eritrea’