Swiss Back EU Rules Swiss voters vote Sunday on joining a European Union "passport-free" zone, sharing border security and police information with neighbor nations. The measure is expected to pass, though critics say it undermines centuries of Swiss neutrality. BBC correspondent Imogen Foulkes and Liane Hansen discuss the referendum.
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Swiss Voters Back E.U. Passport Referendum

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Swiss Voters Back E.U. Passport Referendum

Swiss Voters Back E.U. Passport Referendum

Swiss Voters Back E.U. Passport Referendum

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Swiss voters approve a measure to ease travel requirements between surrounding E.U. member states and their land-locked neutral country. Though not a union member, the decision to join a European Union "passport-free" zone, sharing border security and police information with neighbor nations, is a boost for the confederation.

The rejection of the E.U. constitution by voters in France and the Netherlands has sent shockwaves through the capitals of Europe and raised questions over the group's future amid concerns of job security and national identity.