Slovakia welcomes EU membership with thumping referendum results

Slovakia welcomes EU membership with thumping referendum results


Voters in Slovakia's two-day referendum approved EU membership by 92.46 percent, Slovak parliamentary Spreaker Pavol Hrusovsky said last Sunday. The referendum succeeded in securing the 50 percent-plus voter turnout needed for validity, with 52.15 percent of the country's 4.2 million eligible voters participating, Hrusovsky reported.
Speaking earlier in Bratislava's central square, Slovak Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda was ecstatic. "For the first time in the history of the Slovak Republic, a ...


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