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Swiss-EU relations hang in the balance

Discussions between the EU and Switzerland over the future of their bilateral relations could be on the verge of collapse. Over 100 bilateral treaties set the terms of relations between the two. These need updating. A framework agreement has been hammered out over seven years but there are sticking points and the deal is under fire from across the Swiss political spectrum.

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  1. sdnalyam

    Switzerland must put Swiss people first,Not the EU.

  2. Candelaria Rodes

    What is?

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  4. VDC

    This EU is terrible. Switzerland first ?

  5. Sir Uranos

    People are saying Switzerland first but these are economic agreements to benefit both parties, not surrendering of sovereignty. Switzerland will still be Swiss.

  6. rodibremo

    Chaque jour, environ 130000 européen viennent chercher du travail en Suisse: l'équivalent d'un des plus grand pourvoyeur de jobs pour EU, non?

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