'Society has matured enough to change the system'

  • 2006-08-02
  • Interview by Joel Alas
Estonia's five major political parties have been engaged in a long-running roundtable discussion to find a common presidential candidate in the run-up to the country's upcoming elections. The Social Democrats are one of the junior members of the roundtable, but they still hold a crucial 10 percent of seats in Parliament. The party's leader, Ivari Padar, interrupted a working visit to his cattle farm to answer The Baltic Times' questions about the difficulties in selecting a "compromise candidate" in a fractured political system.How difficult has it been for the five major political parties ...
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