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THE HAGUE, April 6. /TASS/. The Netherlands may turn down ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte said on Wednesday in an interview with the state broadcasting company as he commented on the results of the referendum where the Dutch had voted on whether or not they hailed the association with Ukraine.
If Wednesday's voting is deemed valid, this country may turn down ratification of the document, he said.
According to preliminary results of the referendum in the Netherlands 61.1% of the Dutch people voted against the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, by now 99.8% votes have been counted.
38.1% voted for the agreement
The turnout stands at 32.3%, which is sufficient to ensure that the vote was declared valid (30%). The official results of the referendum will be announced by the Electoral Council of the Netherlands on April 12.