Swiss ambassador to Ukraine Claude Wild, July 2022. © Keystone / Alessandro Della Valle
Claude Wild says the Swiss stance on the ongoing conflict is clearly in support of the victims, and that the Russian aggression is“illegal and illegitimate”.
This content was published on November 23, 2022 - 12:25 November 23, 2022 - 12:25 Keystone-SDA/dos
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Speaking to RTS public radio on Wednesday, the ambassador to Ukraine again tried to clarify Bern's policy, saying that when it comes to a situation like the current one, Switzerland “is not neutral: we apply neutrality law, that's different”.
Concretely, the ambassador said, this means Switzerland“does not join a military alliance, and does not send weapons to the conflict zone, even to support the victims”. But when it comes to values and interests, Switzerland is not neutral:“we stand clearly behind the Ukrainian position”.
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