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Immunity of Swiss Embassy Driver (Taken Question)


Taken Question
Washington, DC
October 14, 2011

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Question: Was the driver of the Swiss Embassy vehicle involved in hitting a pedestrian covered under diplomatic immunity?

Answer: The driver of the car is an employee of a diplomatic mission who does not enjoy privileges and immunities in the United States.



PRN: 2011/1733

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