Swiss voters reject EU immigration curbs, exit polls suggest

Swiss voters reject EU immigration curbs, exit polls suggestSeptember 27, 2020

Broadcaster says projection based on partial results shows motion was defeated 63%-37%

Swiss voters are on course to resoundingly reject an attempt to tear up the country’s agreement with the EU on the free movement of people, in a referendum that echoed the Brexit vote.

The largest party in the Swiss parliament, the rightwing, anti-immigration Swiss People’s party (SVP), called the referendum, arguing that the country must be allowed to set its own limit on the number of foreigners coming in to work.

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