Swiss police stand outside the Hyatt hotel at Zurich Airport where US and Chinese top officials are holding talks on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Swiss police stand outside the Hyatt hotel at Zurich Airport where US and Chinese top officials are holding talks on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Why Switzerland? The factors in its favour as a site for China-US talks

  • The European country has a tradition of being neutral ground for international rivals
  • Its non-alignment has allowed it to play special roles for Beijing and Washington

Topic |   US-China relations
Swiss police stand outside the Hyatt hotel at Zurich Airport where US and Chinese top officials are holding talks on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Swiss police stand outside the Hyatt hotel at Zurich Airport where US and Chinese top officials are holding talks on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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