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Switzerland Hosts Peace Summit for Ukraine

90 states and organisations have so far registered to attend the summit on peace in Ukraine at the Bürgenstock (NW) on 15/16 June. The aim of the high-level meeting of heads of state and government is to develop a common understanding for a possible path towards a just and lasting peace in Ukraine. This will then form the basis for a peace process. On 10 June, President Viola Amherd, Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis and Nidwalden Cantonal Councillor Karin Kayser-Frutschi, together with Stephan Grieder, head of operations and chief of the Nidwalden Cantonal Police, and Major General Daniel Keller, Commander of Territorial Division 2, gave a briefing on the state of preparations and security measures.

2024-06-10 09:45:27
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Quelle: Swiss Federal Council

A summit on peace in Ukraine is set to take place at the Bürgenstock resort on 15/16 June, with 90 states and organisations registered to attend. The goal of the meeting is to develop a common understanding for a lasting peace in Ukraine.

President Viola Amherd and other officials gave a briefing on preparations and security measures for the summit. The summit aims to inspire a future peace process and will cover topics such as nuclear safety and humanitarian aspects.

Switzerland agreed to host the conference for peace, emphasizing the importance of dialogue even in times of conflict. Security measures for the summit include a security perimeter, airspace restrictions, and deployment of up to 4,000 military personnel.

The Swiss Armed Forces will provide support services such as air transport, surveillance, and protection of important infrastructure. The armed forces have established a heliport in Obbürgen NW for their operations during the summit.

Residents in the area will still have access to the security zone, but details on security arrangements will not be disclosed..

(Quelle:Swiss Federal Council modified with ChatGPT)

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