Disinfo: EU threatens Switzerland: no free market access if you close…

Summary

EU threatens Switzerland: no free market access if you close the borders for migrants.

Disproof

The article quotes The Guardian (bit.ly/29Smakn), , which says that Switzerland "will lose access to the single market if it goes ahead with plans to impose controls on the free movement of EU citizens," not migrants.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 35
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 08/07/2016
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Keywords: EU, Migration crisis

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Disproof

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Terrible testimony, huge danger: According to a Czech secret agent, a terrorist attack will be committed soon in Czech Republic.

Disproof

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