Center Party says 'no' to EU

  • 2003-08-14
  • Aleksei Gunter
TARTU - Edgar Savisaar's Center Party created a minor fault line in Baltic integration plans last week when a majority of its members voted not to support accession to the European Union at the party's ninth congress.The vote threatened to split Estonia's traditionally strongest political force, while some pro-EU leaders in the party were quick to downplay the poll as just the "mood of one evening."Ironically, the Center Party chose Tartu, Estonia's vibrant intellectual and high-tech hub and symbol of national progress, as the setting for its break with the country's movement toward members...
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