Nordic neighbors pulling for 'yes' vote

  • 2003-08-21
  • Jurgen Hecker
AFP STOCKHOLM - Estonia's Nordic neighbors are lining up to support a "yes" vote in next month's EU referendum with high-profile visits while trying to dodge charges of meddling in the Baltic country's internal affairs.Denmark, Sweden and Finland are all rushing to the aid of Estonia's EU supporters, with Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen kicking off the series of visitors on Aug. 18.Estonians vote on Sept. 14 on EU membership. While recent polls suggest a thin margin in favor of approval, the government is not yet home and dry."It is clear that the Danish government wants Estonia...
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