Sweden leaves Tallinn ferry victims in peace

  • 1999-02-18
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - After months of deliberation and consultation the Swedish government has decided against recovering the bodies of those that died in the Estonia ferry disaster more than four years ago. The Swedish government announced Feb. 11 it would not be following the recommendation of an analysis group that the bodies of victims still trapped inside the vessel should be salvaged. "The government concludes that it is not possible to pass new decisions retroactively and recreate the situation that prevailed in the autumn of 1994," it announced. "Conditions have changed, both for the people aff...
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