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26/09/2016

Commission ‘acknowledges’ Swiss backtracking on immigrations curbs

Justice & Home Affairs

Commission ‘acknowledges’ Swiss backtracking on immigrations curbs

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Switzerland will grant workers from Croatia access to its labour market in a bid to kickstart treaty negotiations with the EU that were frozen after Swiss voters approved curbs on immigration. The Commission ‘acknowledged’ the move, but added that a longer-term solution was needed to mend the effect of the Swiss anti-immigration February referendum.