People's Union rocks coalition boat

  • 2003-11-20
  • By Aleksei Gunter
TALLINN - The Res Publica Party, the leading force behind Estonia's ruling coalition, held emergency talks this week to keep a grip on power as one of its major coalition partners, the People's Union, took the political alliance to the brink of a split with demands that would force Res Publica to backtrack on its campaign promises.The People's Union, one of the three parties in the ruling coalition, shocked the country's leadership by demanding a postponement of a decrease in the personal income tax rate and a cut in the parental compensation limit to approximately one third the proposed am...
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