MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Deutschland –
Source: Switzerland – Federal Administration
Headline: The Federal Council appoints Livia Leu as the new State Secretary and approves structural adjustments in the FDFA
Livia Leu, currently Ambassador to Paris, will take over the Directorate for European Affairs (DEA) with immediate effect and will be chief negotiator for negotiations with the EU. In addition, she receives the title of State Secretary. The Federal Council decided this at its meeting on October 14, 2020. He also approved a structural adjustment in the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). As of January 1, 2021, the DEA and the Political Directorate will be merged in a State Secretariat. Livia Leu will head it as State Secretary FDFA from this point on.
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