THE HAGUE: Dutch voters Wednesday rejected a key EU pact with Ukraine in a referendum seen as a barometer of anti-EU feeling, but low turnout cast doubts on whether the ballot was valid, exit polls showed.
After a day of sluggish voting, the first exit polls released by public broadcaster NOS left broad political uncertainty in a ballot being widely watched in Europe and Moscow.
Voters were being asked if they support the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine, which aims to foster better trade relations with the war-torn country and former Soviet satellite.
But organisers have admitted the non-binding ballot is essentially …read more
Source: The Manila Times