The way into the United Nations Final corrections Villiger on the flight from Switzerland as he puts the finishing touches to his inaugural speech at the UN (All pictures from Keystone). Keystone In the streets of New York Villiger with colleagues and bodyguards on the way to the Swiss mission. Keystone New perspectives A first statement: "We are no island in this world. We have every interest in belonging to the rest of the world." Keystone Journalists' question time "This is one of the most important moments of my life." Keystone History in the making Ambassador Jenö Staehelin, Villiger, and Foreign Minister Joseph Deiss (left to right) take their seats in the UN General Assembly. Keystone The speech "Switzerland will be on hand when it comes to humanitarian or peacekeeping missions." Keystone A UN member at last "The Swiss are here. We waited a long time." The then UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, with Swiss President Kaspar Villiger and Foreign Minister Joseph Deiss. Keystone September 10, 2002: Swiss president Kaspar Villiger on his way to New York. This content was published on September 7, 2007 September 7, 2007 More More Why people in Switzerland trust the state Stable country, stable money, stable lifestyles: in comparison, many things run smoothly in Switzerland. One factor is the high level of trust. You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Download the SWIplus app and stay informed Do you want to stay informed abroad? Now our app SWIplus offers even more Switzerland: with news, stories and our briefing!
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