18:20 Apr. 12, 2016
61% of Dutch voters say 'No' to ratifying E.U.-Ukraine deal
On April 12, the Dutch Electoral Council has released the official results of the referendum on the Ukraine-E.U. Association Agreement.
The turnout was 32.28%, with 61% of voters opposing the ratification and 38.21% voting for it.
On April 6, people in The Netherlands went to the polls to decide in favour or against deeper cooperation between Ukraine and the E.U.
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Experts say the non-binding referendum itself is not just a test for Ukraine but for European unity.