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Switzerland joins the EU's Galileo satellite navigation programme

EU News 533/2013

Brussels, 18 December 2013

Today Switzerland signed a cooperation agreement to participate in the Galileo and EGNOS programmes – the pillars of the EU's Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Switzerland will now fully financially participate in the programmes, and will retroactively contribute €80 million for the period 2008-2013. The agreement, signed in Brussels, also covers cooperation in areas such as security, export control, standards, certification and industrial cooperation.

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