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Swiss approve new citizenship rules: Media

Swiss approve new citizenship rules: Media
0 comments, 12/02/2017, by , Vyga News in NRI

Geneva: Swiss voters today approved a measure to make it easier for third-generation immigrants to become citizens, in a defeat for rightwing nationalists who had raised fears about giving passport to more Muslims.

The RTS public broadcaster and national news agency ATS said the “Yes” camp had fulfilled both criteria needed for a win by securing a majority of total votes and a majority of Switzerland’s 26 cantons.
-Agencies