Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Swiss State Secretary Pascale Baeriswyl discussed a host of issues including the Iran nuclear deal as well as the latest developments in the Middle East at a meeting in Geneva on Wednesday.
Switzerland, whose mission began to represent US interests in Iran after Washington cut diplomatic relations with Tehran, will be ready to host negotiations between Iran and the United States should they ask, Swiss Foreign Ministry spokesman Pierre-Alain Eltschinger said.
Swiss companies consider Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union as an important market with a high growth potential, the head of Switzerland’s Department of Foreign Affairs Ignazio Cassis said in an interview with TASS published on Wednesday.
Switzerland will introduce a monitoring system to assuage concerns about the potential health impact of fifth-generation (5G) mobile frequency emissions and smooth the cutting-edge technology’s rollout, the government said on Wednesday.
Switzerland’s competition commission (WEKO) on Tuesday said Apple Inc. has agreed to make a technical fix to prevent the automatic launch of its Apple Pay from disrupting rival Swiss payment app TWINT.
Drugmaker Novartis (NOVN.S) will cut about 2,200 jobs in Switzerland over the next four years as it consolidates production and shifts positions elsewhere to boost profitability, the Swiss company said on Tuesday.