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Most Icelanders Oppose EU Membership, University Poll Shows

More than half of Icelanders don’t want the country to join the European Union, a poll by the University of Iceland’s Social Science Research Institute published by RUV showed.

Opposition to joining the 27-nation bloc stood at 54 percent, according to the poll, compared with 56.2 opposition in the February survey commissioned by the Federation of Icelandic Industries. Support for joining the EU rose to 27.5 percent, according to the poll, compared with 26.3 percent in a February poll. About 18.7 percent were undecided.