5,000 Swiss Army soldiers deployed to Davos to protect World Economic Forum

Jan 12, 2023 | Political News

Roughly 5,000 Swiss Army soldiers have been deployed to Davos, Switzerland to guard the attendees of this year's annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, an organization according to their website that “engages” with ” leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.”

According to Blick, the Swiss Defense Department said in a statement on January 6, that Switzerland's Federal Assembly approved the military presence at this year's WEF, which will occur January 16-20.