Finns Party's Soini: Leaving govt would be irresponsible, create political crisis

Ulkoministeri, perussuomalaisten puoluejohtaja Timo Soini puhui Työmiehen tuumaustunnilla Helsingissä perjantaina 25. syyskuuta.

Finns Party chair Timo Soini has poured cold water on a suggestion to convene a crisis meeting to consider quitting the administration over the refugee crisis. The call to resign from government came from Sebastian Tynkkynen, a former Finns party youth leader and curent third vice-chair. Soini said that leaving the government now would amount to deserting at the front and would plunge the country into political crisis.

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