Dutch farce on Ukraine: Is there a way out? - EUobserver

Between a farce and a drama there is a thin line. Usually it is a drama that turns into a farce, however, with the Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine association agreement it was the other way round. A farce referendum, which was triggered by the ...

Dutch referendum rejects Ukraine-EU association pact - The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Bert Koenders (center) and Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin talk to cyclists at an April 3 political rally in Amsterdam urging voters to support the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement. KYIV ...

Dutch reject EU-Ukraine treaty in referendum - EUobserver

Dutch voters have overwhelmingly rejected the association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine, which had already been ratified by the other 27 EU member states. On Wednesday (6 April), 61.1 percent voted No, 38.1 percent voted Yes, ...

Dutch referendum produces majority against EU-Ukraine Association Agreement - World Socialist Web Site

In a referendum held in the Netherlands on Wednesday, a clear majority of 62 percent of the voters rejected the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. Just 38 percent of voters voted in favour. Voter participation was 32 percent, ...

Black Tulips for Ukraine: Netherlands Says “No” to EU-Ukraine Association Agreement - Center for Research on Globalization

“This referendum handed Ukraine some black tulips: a symbol of farewell, often used to honor someone who has passed away.” On April 6, 2016 the Netherlands rejected the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. By all indications this was to be a small fringe ...

Dutch campaign was encouraged by UK referendum on EU - Financial Times

The seeds of a Dutch campaign against an EU trade deal with Ukraine were sown when Britain set out its demands for an EU referendum, according to the man who orchestrated the deal's opposition campaign. “The idea was sparked by [David] Cameron's ...

EU awaits Dutch response to referendum result - EUobserver

The European Commission said Thursday (7 April) it is up to the Dutch government to decide on the next step after Dutch voters overwhelmingly rejected the ratification of an association agreement with Ukraine in a referendum on Wednesday. "The European ...