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    Dutch vote against EU’s treaty with Ukraine
    Apr07

    Dutch vote against EU’s treaty with Ukraine

    Dmitry Medvedev says the Dutch rejection of the EU-Ukraine treaty on closer political and economic ties “shows Europe’s attitude to Ukraine’s political system.”The Russian prime minister’s reaction on Twitter on Thursday came after Dutch voters overwhelmingly rejected the EU-Ukraine free trade agreement in what AFP...

    German In the loop April 7: Referendum
    Apr07

    German In the loop April 7: Referendum

    Die Niederländer haben in einem Referendum das Assoziierungsabkommen zwischen der EU und der Ukraine abgelehnt. Mark Rutte, den niederländischen Regierungschef, trifft nun der Vorwurf, er habe nicht aktiv genug für das Abkommen geworben, sei regelrecht abgetaucht. Rebecca Harms, Fraktionsvorsitzende der Grünen im Europaparlament, sieht eine...

    Opinion: Deceiving Dutch voters
    Apr07

    Opinion: Deceiving Dutch voters

    Only a third of the Dutch voted in the refendum on Ukraine’s closer association with the EU. Nevertheless, their “no” is a blow to Europe. What’s more, the referendum was a deception of voters, says DW’s Barbara Wesel. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    ‘Little Englanders’ take comfort from Dutch ‘No’ to EU
    Apr07

    ‘Little Englanders’ take comfort from Dutch ‘No’ to EU

    LONDON — The organizers of a shock Dutch vote against the EU have struck a deal with British Euroskeptics to campaign in the U.K. ahead of this summer’s historic Brexit referendum. In a boost for the “Leave” campaign, Nigel Farage, the MEP and leader of the anti-EU U.K. Independence Party, said he had been contacted by the leaders of the...

    European Commission: Dutch referendum has no effect on Ukraine agreement
    Apr07

    European Commission: Dutch referendum has no effect on Ukraine agreement

    The Netherlands voting “no” in the referendum on the association agreement between the EU and Ukraine, has no effect on the agreement itself. The agreement was already signed and unanimously adopted by all EU member states’ heads of government, and the Dutch “no” does not change that, a spokesperson for the European...

    Juncker is ‘sad’ about Dutch No vote
    Apr07

    Juncker is ‘sad’ about Dutch No vote

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is “sad” about the results of a Dutch referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal, an emotion shared Thursday by many European politicians to what is being seen as another sign of voters’ antipathy to Brussels. Dutch voters on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a cooperation agreement between the EU and...

    Dutch  EU no vote has worrying lessons for anti-Brexit campaign
    Apr07

    Dutch EU no vote has worrying lessons for anti-Brexit campaign

    Referendum on EU/Ukraine treaty brought Eurosceptics out to voice their discontent but pro-EU voters stayed at homeThe Dutch have said no in another EU referendum. Asked to vote on an EU treaty with Ukraine that paves the way for deeper ties, Dutch voters gave an overwhelmingly negative answer. Almost two-thirds of voters, 61%, rejected the...

    [Ticker] EU Commission ‘takes note’ of Dutch referendum result
    Apr07

    [Ticker] EU Commission ‘takes note’ of Dutch referendum result

    The EU Commission “takes note” of Dutch voters’ rejection of the EU-Ukraine association agreement in Wednesday’s referendum, spokesman Margaritis Schinas said. But he said it was “a matter of national competence”, so it was for the Dutch government to analyse the result. Some 64 percent of voters rejected the...

    Dutch Referendum: a symbolic blow to the establishment & an opportunity for change
    Apr07

    Dutch Referendum: a symbolic blow to the establishment & an opportunity for change

    Over the course of the past decade or so, the Netherlands has had two opportunities to snub the EU elites and it has not passed on either of the two: first in 2005 when the country voted against the Lisbon Treaty and then yesterday when the Dutch held a popular vote on the EU-Ukraine trade deal. In their revamped obstinate enthusiasm to stand up...

    What was the Dutch referendum all about?
    Apr07

    What was the Dutch referendum all about?

    Result will send geopolitical tremors through Ukraine and holds lessons for Brexit campaigns …read more Source: Financial...

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