The candidate for President of Finland True Finns party expresses the desire to withdraw Finland from the European Union. About it reports Reuters.

“I don’t want Finland became a province of the EU, Finns should defend the interests of Finland,” she said, noting that Finland is in the EU takes the role of the alleged “loser and payer.”

The report said that Laura Huhtamaki announced its intention to withdraw Finland from the EU, if for it will vote in the President elections in 2018. She is the leader of the party that adheres to nationalist and populist ideology, but also promotes Euro-skepticism.

In turn, the candidate said he wants to tighten immigration rules of their country.

It should be noted that her party has 17 of the 200 seats in the Finnish Parliament and his two deputies in the European Parliament.

It is also reported that currently, about 70% of Finns support membership in the EU and the center-right government of Finland and current President Sauli Niinistö, according to forecasts, will soon re-elected, as now it is supported by 65% of voters, and Huhtamaki less than 3% of respondents.

See also: the EU and Britain reached the first compromise agreement on Brexit

The presidential candidate of Finland was in favour of leaving the EU 16.12.2017

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