Conflict with Brussels: Swiss President seeks support in Berlin

In Switzerland, the government is called the Federal Council, and there the seven members alternate every year in the role of head of state. When Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis visits Berlin today, he also comes as Federal President in personal union. This means that, in addition to Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, the Ticino native will also be able to meet Chancellor Olaf Scholz and, above all, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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