PM admits to intra-party power struggles

  • 1998-09-17
  • By Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - Although he has been high up in the Himalayas, apparent conflicts between ex-Prime Minister Tiit Vahi and Prime Minister Mart Siimann have been occupying political ground here in Estonia. Siimann, who is also leader of the Coalition Partty, admitted at a press conference Sept. 9, that there were serious differences of opinion and a power struggle within his party. Siimann said the situation was common in most parties in Estonia and voiced the hope that the party would not split. Although the prime minister did not point any fingers at specific members, Vahi, the party's former lea...
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