At the invitation of the Federal Council, the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry A. Medvedev and his spouse Svetlana V. Medvedeva, will make a state visit to Switzerland on 21 and 22 September 2009. The first day of the visit will take place in Bern. On the following day, the President of the Swiss Confederation, Hans-Rudolf Merz, will accompany his guests on a tour of Central Switzerland.
Further information about the programme will be published a few days before the start of the state visit. Please consult the special webpage on the FDFA Website for further information on the visit and check the media calendar for information concerning media accreditation.
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Linda Shepard, communications officer, FDFA Information, +41 (0)79 544 48 16
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