President.am, Armenia
Dec 5 2010


The Ambassador of Switzerland to Armenia Gunther Bechler presented his
credentials to President Serzh Sargsyan


Today, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland
to the Republic of Armenia Gunther Bechler presented his credentials
to President Serzh Sargsyan.

Serzh Sargsyan congratulated the Swiss Ambassador on his appointment
and underlined that our country is interested in deepening relations
with the Swiss Confederation which can be promoted considerably by the
unfolding active dialogue between the two states.

President Sargsyan expressed gratitude to the Swiss Government for
assistance provided to our country, recognition of the Armenian
Genocide, and creation of favorable conditions for the viability of
the Armenian community.

Along with the issues pertaining to the development of bilateral
relations, the parties spoke also about regional issues. Ambassador
Gunther Bechler stressed that Switzerland would continue with its
efforts aimed at the establishment and enforcement of peace in the
region.




From: A. Papazian