The outgoing finance minister, Kaspar Villiger, has called for respect and solidarity in politics. He defended the current power-sharing agreement among the political parties in government.
This content was published on December 10, 2003 minutes
He was speaking during his farewell address to parliament as it gets ready to elect a new seven-member cabinet.
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