Was Switzerland pressured either by Allies or Axis to take part in World War 2 at any time?

In the second world war, Switzerland mostly maintained it’s neutrality and served as protecting power and mediated communications between the Axis and Allied powers.

A Wikipedia article Switzerland during the World Wars states that

Switzerland’s trade was blockaded by both the Allies and by the Axis.
Each side openly exerted pressure on Switzerland not to trade with the
other.

Above pressure seems to be mostly economic. But I am curious to know about diplomatic or political pressure exerted either or both Allies or Axis (Nazi Germany) on Switzerland.

Did any of the Allies or Axis powers try to exert a diplomatic or political pressure on Switzerland to take part in the war from their side or for providing military troops, resources etc?

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