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Latest update : 2014-03-18

Swiss referendum: What implications for the EU?

No more Erasmus programmes for Switzerland! Last month's referendum over tighter immigration laws is already affecting Switzerland's access to a number of European education programmes. Meanwhile, in Brussels, Switzerland has become the new darling of anti-EU politicians; they're using the Swiss vote as a way to promote their agenda.

By Christophe ROBEET

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Paul Rübig

Austrian MEP, European People’s Party

Rebecca Harms

German MEP, Groups of the Greens

Timothy Kirkhope

British MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists

Tim King

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