Hungarians Vote 'Yes' to EU

World | April 13, 2003, Sunday // 00:00

Hungarians voted 'yes' to EU, according to first results from Saturday's referendum. With more than 99% of ballots counted, returns showed about 84% of voters backing entry, the Hungarian Electoral Committee announced. But turnout was only about 46% suggesting many Hungarians had expressed their disapproval or fears about membership by staying away from voting stations, the BBC's Nick Thorpe reports from Budapest.

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