Scandinavia gears up for referendums

  • 2003-01-16
NORWAY-SWEDENAs the euro gains strength against a weakening U.S. dollar, the Scandinavian countries are rethinking their position on the common European currency. Sweden is organizing a referedum next September, and Denmark may call for one depending upon the Swedish poll. Meanwhile, Norway is considering conducting a referedum on membership of the European Union following Sweden's euro vote next September, a local agency reported Jan. 12.Speaking at the Barents Euro-Arctic Council in Kirkenes, northern Norway, Danish leaders said that Danes would not go to the polls before 2004 and Norway ...
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