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Switzerland warned after immigration vote

Updated: 2014-02-11 07:49
By Agencies in Geneva and Paris ( China Daily)

Fallout over referendum result may strain nation's access to EU market

The European Union warned it will review ties with Switzerland after the non-member Alpine country voted on Sunday to restrict EU immigration in a closely fought referendum.

Final results showed 50.3 percent of voters backed the "Stop Mass Immigration" plan pushed by Swiss right-wing populists.

Switzerland warned after immigration vote