The government of the German Federal state of Baden-Württemberg decided on a catalog that has to be worn on the new EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen approach. In it, the government calls a "successful completion of the institutional framework agreement" with Switzerland.
This is for Baden-Württemberg and for the EU as a whole is significant, it means in which on Friday published a position paper. "That's an ambitious time should be plan that takes into consideration the internal political discussions in Switzerland." Because the "participation of Switzerland in the internal market" was of mutual interest.
Because it is not only for the EU as a Whole, Switzerland is an important trading partner and an important country of destination of cross-border workers. "Also Baden-Württemberg's ties with Switzerland: Its volume of exports to Switzerland is almost as high as the to China, and there are over 50'000 cross-border commuters from Baden-Württemberg in Switzerland", it means more.
preservation of the European competitiveness
The neighbouring state has also, for the participation of Switzerland in the future EU research programme "Horizon Europe" and the future student exchange program "Erasmus plus". This is for the "preservation of European competitiveness," writes Baden-Württemberg in his paper.
in September, the governments were recruited from nine neighbouring regions, and in a letter to the EU Commission's understanding of Switzerland. In it they warned Brussels that it is a serious a negative spiral. (fal/sda)
Created: 06.12.2019, 19:44 PM