Undersecretary Ivan Scalfarotto expressed great satisfaction with the decision of the Swiss Federal Government to reopen the borders with Italy from next June 15.
“I thank the Swiss Government for the decision to reopen the borders with Italy as from next June 15, in line with what Bern has established concerning Germany, France and Austria,” said Scalfarotto. “This is a decision we particularly appreciate, and which was anticipated to us during the many contacts I have had in recent weeks with my Swiss colleagues. The decision acknowledges the cooperation and transparency that our government has ensured to our Swiss friends during the most critical phase of the COVID emergency, when we worked to protect cross-border workers. The decision encourages us to continue on the path of bilateral cooperation to resolve the issues that remain unresolved quickly”.