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28th Aug 2016

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EU to start renegotiating relations with Switzerland

EU finance ministers on Tuesday approved a mandate for negotiations with Switzerland aimed at completely overhaulling their relations. EU-Swiss relations are currently based on over 120 agreements, including freedom of movement which the Swiss rejected in a referendum that could annul all other accords.

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