Swiss-EU ‘psychodrama’ has papers rubbing their eyes

Are trade unions holding the Swiss government hostage? Is the political left thinking about joining the ranks of hardcore socialists and eurosceptics found in other European countries? Whatever’s going on, Swiss newspapers are unimpressed.  “You rub your eyes in astonishment. Politicians from left to right, with the exception of the [rightwing] Swiss People’s Party, had just declared that a framework agreement with the EU was of the utmost importance to the Swiss economy and absolutely central to relations with the EU. Horror scenarios were painted on walls, portraying the equivalent recognition of the Swiss stock exchange with the trading venues in Frankfurt and Paris as vital for our economy,” the SonntagsZeitung wrote in an editorial on Sunday.  “And now this. The presidents of the country’s largest pro-European parties, the [leftwing] Social Democratic Party and the [centre-right] Radical Party, are calling for a suspension of talks with a new start – and not before the ...
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