The honour guard escort is rarely deployed, and is considered a heartfelt sign of close ties between Switzerland and Canada, the spokesman said.
He met for more than an hour with Swiss president Doris Leuthard on Thursday. The two talked about the Olympics, the coming G8 and G20 summits in Canada, the need to resist protectionism and to follow up on the climate-change agreement reached last month in Copenhagen.
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