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On these pages, you will find information about the Swiss Government and a restricted amount of news in English. For complete information on Swiss Government and Administration please choose: German French Italian
The Federal Council is the highest executive authority in the country. It comprises seven members, who are elected by the Federal Assembly. The Federal Council’s tasks are set out in the Federal Constitution.
Switzerland adopts sanctions against Russia
Russia’s ongoing military attack on a sovereign European country is an extremely serious violation of international law. The Federal Council has therefore adopted sanctions.