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Free trade with the United States: Cassis meets for talks

On a visit to the US capital, Washington meets Federal Council Ignazio Cassis , among other things, two of the closest friends of the US President, Donald Trump : Minister of foreign Affairs Mike Pompeo and the National security adviser, John Bolton.

In his conversation with Pompeo on Thursday afternoon, Cassis wants to enter, according to the Federal Department of foreign Affairs (FDFA) to the most important political questions of current world events.

Among other things, the developments in Venezuela. There, the President of the national Assembly, Juan Guaidó has to call to the interim President. The left-nationalist head of state, Nicolás Maduro is set to hold on to Power.

Pompeo as well as Bolton, the Cassis on Wednesday had met, belong to the ranks of the hardliners in the Trump government. The two parts according to the employees, similar political views, and exchange information often with the President – Bolton's office is only a few feet away in the Oval Office.

free trade agreement between Switzerland and the USA?

Bern and Washington to use the Meeting to have preliminary discussions about the possible conclusion of a free trade to organize an agreement between Switzerland and the USA.

Another issue is the representation of American interests by Switzerland in Iran, as well as the good services of Switzerland in other regions of the world. Cassis, the democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar, Co-chair of the friends of Switzerland in the U.S. Senate, and democratic Congressman Don Beyer, who was among Barack Obama's U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, also met.

The Meeting had shown him that Switzerland was estimated as a Partner of the U.S. representatives, said Cassis, the news Agency Keystone SDA on Thursday.


Created: 07.02.2019, 19:06 PM

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