President of Switzerland to Visit Donbas

President of the Swiss Confederation

President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga will pay a state visit to Ukraine on 20-23 July at the invitation of the Head of State.

According to the Office of the President of Ukraine, two leaders will pay a working visit to Donbas to get acquainted with the security and socio-economic situation in the region, as well as the state of implementation of Swiss humanitarian aid projects.

“The programme of the visit is provided for face-to-face talks with the heads of state and in the form of delegations. It is planned to discuss a wide range of issues of bilateral Ukrainian-Swiss relations, as well as co-operation between the parties in the international arena,” the statement reads.

The Swiss leader’s visit to Ukraine was scheduled for the end of March, but was postponed due to a pandemic.

Bohdan Marusyak

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