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 Referendum on EU-Ukraine association ended in Netherlands (updated)

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The referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement finished in the Netherlands at 10 p.m.


According to Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba, the turnout in the referendum was quite low - about 30%.

Under the Dutch legislation, the referendum is advisory in nature and will be considered invalid if the turnout makes less than 30%.

The official results of the referendum will be announced on April 12.

Read more: The Netherlands must help Ukraine with development of rule of law and democracy, - Dutch PM Rutte calls to vote 'yes' at today's referendum

As Dutch broadcaster NOS reports on its Twitter, the exit polls offer the following distribution of votes.

36% of voters supported the ratification of the agreement with Ukraine.

64% of voters said "no".

According to the latest report, the turnout made 32%.
 
 
 
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