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EU membership fades for Norwegians. Increasing number says “no”. A new poll conducted on behalf of NRK shows there’s growing resistance amongst Norwegians to EU membership. 55 percent say they’d vote against, 33.2 percent are in favour, and the “don’t knows” currently stand at 12.7 percent.

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EU membership fades for Norwegians

Published on Tuesday, 11th May, 2010 at 09:05 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Increasing number says “no”.

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A new poll conducted on behalf of NRK shows there’s growing resistance amongst Norwegians to EU membership.

55 percent say they’d vote against, 33.2 percent are in favour, and the “don’t knows” currently stand at 12.7 percent.

“We see more and more people are sceptical of Norwegian membership in the EU, and it’s clear they are very concerned about what is happening in Europe now, " Heming Olausen, head of the organization “No to the EU” (Nei til EU) tells NRK.

Pål Frisvold, leader of the European Movement in Norway (Europabevegelsen), says he isn’t surprised at the results, especially in light of the current precarious economic outlook for Euro countries..

“It’s precisely these types of crises the EU was designed to solve,” he says.




Published on Tuesday, 11th May, 2010 at 09:05 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: eu, european, union, membership, euro, norwegians, scepticism, financial, crisis.





  
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