Swiss President Alain Berset Visited Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: January 16, 2023; 23:01 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen welcomed the newly inaugurated Swiss President Alain Berset. It is a tradition that newly inaugurated Swiss Presidents make their first state visits abroad in Austria. Berset also met with Chancellor Karl Nehammer, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg, and many more Austrian politicians.

The First State Visit that Swiss President Alain Berset Made After his Inauguration Was Traditionally in Austria. / Picture: © / Carina Karlovits/HBD

On Thursday, at the bilateral talks with the Austrian hosts, both sides acknowledged the strategic partnership agreed upon between Switzerland and Austria in 2021, within the framework of which a closer exchange takes place in several subject areas. These include the area of education, research, innovation, migration cooperation, transport, security, and the 2030 Agenda. Various…