Visit of Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, President of the Swiss Confederation, to José Manuel Barroso
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, President of the Swiss Confederation. First of all the President congratulated her and the Swiss authorities, the forces of law and order and rescue and the citizens of Valais for their commitment to solidarity and effective aid following the crash of a Belgian bus in Sierre on 13/03/2012.
The President then expressed the ambition to move forward in the relations between Switzerland and the EU regarding the institutional comprehensive approach to Swiss participation in key parts of the EU internal market and also savings taxation.
Type: College Reference: I-072769 Date: 20/03/2012 Duration: 03:33 DG:Directorate-General for CommunicationLocation:Brussels - EC/Berlaymont Thesaurus: Bus, EU external relations, European Commission - spokesperson, Road accident, Savings taxation, Switzerland,European Commission - visits received Personalities:Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf,José Manuel Durão Barroso,Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen
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