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28th Aug 2016

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Less than one in four Norwegians support EU membership

A large majority (70.5%) of Norwegians are opposed to EU membership and only 17.8% are in favour, according to a new Sentio Research poll published Saturday by Klassekampen. Within the most EU-positive party, the conservative Hoyre, 60% are against. EU membership was narrowly rejected in a referendum 20 years ago.

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