Citizenship amendment discussion drags on

  • 1998-11-05
  • Rebecca Santana
TALLINN - The citizenship committee failed to come to an agreement on a bill that would make it easier for stateless children to become Estonian citizens, primarily because some committee members are trying to prolong the discussion, a committee member said. During an Oct. 29 meeting, an amendment to the draft law was proposed that would get rid of the word "stateless" that has been the source of so much controversy, but some members of the committee said the discussion is being deliberately drawn out and downplayed in order to score political points. "To my mind, it was made by national ra...
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