In an Interview with TeleZüri Ueli Maurer that he wanted to lead renegotiations with the European Union on the framework agreement. On the verge of an SVP election rally in oberglatt ZH, the Federal President said on Saturday the TV channel: "as of today, the framework agreement would not be accepted (politically). You would have to make substantial renegotiations." That was his assessment.
Mason confirmed according to a news release from TeleZüri from Sunday that this was to be understood as a message to the EU. "We now make consultations, look where ever there are differences. This is a Dossier that we need to bring once more to Brussels and say, "we'll talk again"."
in mid-December, EU Commissioner, Johannes Hahn, had declared before the media that follow-up negotiations for the EU are excluded. The Federal Council had said at a media conference in December, that in the case of a Failure of the current framework agreement for new negotiations by the EU only from mid-2020. (fal/sda)
Created: 06.01.2019, 14:03 PM