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Swiss Air Force hit by political controversy

In 2009, Switzerland Without an Army handed in an initiative to stop the purchase of new fighter jets, but withdrew it a year later when the government abandoned its plans. Now parliament has overturned the government’s proposal and voted in favour of a higher budget, which puts the jet deal back on the agenda. (SF/swissinfo.ch)

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