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The EU has demanded that Switzerland lift restrictions on immigration from eight Central and Eastern European countries.

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Old 28.06.2012, 11:44
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Re: EU calls on Swiss to lift immigration quotas

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The EU has demanded that Switzerland lift restrictions on immigration from eight Central and Eastern European countries.

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Ah so; the EU countries that signed these agreements now say that Switzerland should not implement some of what was agreed & signed by them.
Typical.
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Old 28.06.2012, 11:52
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Re: EU calls on Swiss to lift immigration quotas

I am afraid that I hold the (possibly jingoistic) view that the EU is a self-perpetuating bureaucracy of Orwellian proportions. It exists to simply expand.

Actually, the EU are the Borg.

I don't actually believe any more that the separate EU countries control it so when there is a story like this I simply roll my eyes and know that no single country has anything to do with it.
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Re: EU calls on Swiss to lift immigration quotas

With a Portugese Maoist in charge of the EC, this was simply even more evidence to the direction and intentions of the EU to non believers.
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Old 29.06.2012, 00:54
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I originally was heavily against those restrictions, but now, after seeing those reactions, completely support them. Not because I changed my mind but because I detest those EU chaps suddenly no longer accepting treaties they had signed earlier
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Re: EU calls on Swiss to lift immigration quotas

One question for those knowleadgeable: may Switzerland impose quotas on labour to EU-10 again (older members)? I mean, is there anywhere in the agreements they have signed this option? Thanks.
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Old 29.06.2012, 09:28
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With a Portugese Maoist in charge of the EC, this was simply even more evidence to the direction and intentions of the EU to non believers.
Yeah, sorry about that... I hate having to keep excusing for Barroso...
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One question for those knowleadgeable: may Switzerland impose quotas on labour to EU-10 again (older members)? I mean, is there anywhere in the agreements they have signed this option? Thanks.

I believe there are such options but the date for implementing has passed by - speaking from memory so I may be writing crap
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Re: EU calls on Swiss to lift immigration quotas

If only the UK had the cohones to do the same
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