SDE says govt mustn't be given exclusive rights for declaring defense situation

  • 2020-03-04
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - The opposition Social Democratic Party disagree with a solution in the new national defense bill seeking to grant the government exclusive rights for declaring a defense situation in Estonia, and have proposed an option they deem more suitable for a parliamentary state. "The government has submitted to the Riigikogu a bill that would grant the government exclusive rights in making a major decision, that is declaring a defense situation. Essentially, the government could declare it whenever they feel like it. Sadly, there is an example in Estonia' histor...
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