The Swiss Federal Council has appointed Roberto Balzaretti as the new director of Switzerland's Directorate for European Affairs (DEA).
With a PhD in constitutional law, and fluent in all three Swiss national languages, Balzaretti worked for years in the Directorate of International Law and acted as a legal adviser of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. He also previously served as Swiss ambassador to the EU and will hold the title of state secretary in his new role.
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