Sunday, September 25, 2005

Swiss Yes

SCHWEIZ: Resultate der Volksabstimmung vom 25. September 2005 (NZZ Online)

In a referendum today, the voters of Switzerland has endorsed the agreement that extends the right of free movement of workers also to the ten new member states of the European Union.

With 56 % yes, it was a more positive result than when Switzerlands joining of the Schengen agreement was endorsed by 55 % in a previous referendum.

In its own way, also Switzerland wants to be part of Europe.