Swiss Confederation


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Noun1.Swiss Confederation - a landlocked federal republic in central EuropeSwiss Confederation - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
battle of Sempatch, Sempatch - the Swiss Confederation escaped Hapsburg domination by their victory in 1386
International Relations and Security Network, ISN - Switzerland's information network for security and defense studies and for peace and conflict research and for international relations
commune - the smallest administrative district of several European countries
Tessin, Ticino - an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland
Savoy - a geographical region of historical importance; a former duchy in what is now southwestern France, western Switzerland, and northwestern Italy
Swiss canton - one of the cantons of Switzerland
Bern, Berne, capital of Switzerland - the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland
Basel, Basle, Bale - a city in northwestern Switzerland
Geneva, Geneve, Genf - a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; it is the headquarters of various international organizations
Interlaken - a popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland
Lausanne - a city in western Switzerland; cultural and commercial center
Zurich - the largest city in Switzerland; located in the northern part of the country; "Zurich is the center of the German-speaking part of Switzerland"
Aar, Aare, Aare River - a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine
Alps, the Alps - a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Lake Geneva, Lake Leman - a lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone
Matterhorn - a mountain in the Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy (14,780 feet high); noted for its distinctive shape
Rhein, Rhine River, Rhine - a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
Rhone, Rhone River - a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles; "the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"
Weisshorn - a mountain in the Alps in Switzerland (14,804 feet high)
Translations
Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft
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The parties noted the active development of bilateral relations between Turkmenistan and the Swiss Confederation, which are being consistently broadened through high-level mutual visits and regular political consultations, the information reads.
NNA - Swiss Ambassador Monica Kirgoz held a reception on Thursday evening marking the National Day of the Swiss Confederation. The reception was attended by a crowd of dignitaries and officials, namely Environment Minister Fadi Jreissati, representing President Michel Aoun, MP Anwar Khalil, representing Speaker Nabih Berri, and MP Dima Jamali, representing Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
ABU DHABI, 1st August, 2019 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to Ueli Maurer, President of the Swiss Confederation, on the occasion of his country's National Day, which is observed on 1st August.
KUWAIT, July 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Suleiman Al-Jarallah on Wednesday headed to Switzerland to lead Kuwait's delegation in the fifth round of political consultations between Kuwait and the Swiss confederation, held in the European country on July 24-38.
President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov and Swiss President Ueli Maurer discussed bilateral cooperation during their meeting on July 10 as Jeenbekov is on his official trip to the Swiss Confederation.
On this occasion, Swiss Ambassador to Tunisia, Etienne Thevoz, highlighted the importance of relations between the Swiss Confederation and Tunisia while underlining the priority given by his Government to supporting Tunisia.
The initiative is a revival to what was known as "The Silk Road." President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi speaks with President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer in Beijing - press photo During the dinner, President Sisi met with Portuguese counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer, discussing a number of megaprojects in Egypt.
Simonetta Sommaruga, Vice President of Swiss confederation, Minister for Foreign Affairs Denmark Anders Samuelsen, Minister for Foreign Affairs Sweden Margot Wallstrom and others.
Opportunities to promote trade and economic cooperation between Bulgaria and the Swiss Confederation, the partnership of the two countries in the field of education and science, cooperation in the field of defense and security will be among the topics that the Bulgarian head of state Rumen Radev will discuss within the framework of the two-day official visit to the Swiss Confederation at the invitation of Federal President Uli Maurer.
The agreement was signed by chancellor of the exchequer, Phillip Hammond, and the president of the Swiss confederation and head of the federal department of finance, Ueli Maurer.
During the past century, scholars have identified just over 200 titles from the private library of Swiss theologian Zwingli (1484-1531), one of the most prominent reformers and founders of the Reformed Protestant Church in the Swiss Confederation. Leu and Weidmann present a catalogue of titles that Zwingli irrefutable owned or used, including recently discovered works.

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