Copenhagen.- Prime Minister of Finland, Sana Marin, spoke about the video this morning in which she is seen dancing wildly at a party and defending her attitude during a private event, against the criticism she received after the images went viral.
Finnish daily evening paper Videos posted on social media yesterday showed that See Marin, 36, partying with celebrities from your country, As a deputy, influential and a television presenter. The video released shows six people dancing and singing in front of a camera, including the Finnish prime minister. Later in the video, Marin, 36, is on her knees, dancing on the dance floor with her arms behind her head while imitating a song.
In a press contact this morning ahead of the start of the Social Democratic Party parliamentary group’s summer meeting in Kuopio, Marin said that He had “nothing to hide”.
“Spent the night with friends. Partying, wild enough, yes. I danced, I sang, I celebrated, I did legal things.” The Prime Minister said. They said that He didn’t drink much and he didn’t use drugs.
“I didn’t use any drugs, so There’s no problem doing drug testing, but I also think it’s pretty special that something like this is needed.”, he expressed, a deputy of a ruling coalition party demanded that he do so.
In the leaked footage, while Marin was dancing with friends, others in the background can be heard talking about the “flour streak” by which she was believed to be referring to cocaine. Were were “I don’t know why that was said or what he was referring to,” Marin said.
“I haven’t seen any evidence that anything has been eaten anywhere,” He added.
Marin specified that on the night of the video he was in two apartments and in two bars, with about twenty people. When this happened is unknown.
Marin – who in December 2019 became the youngest prime minister in Finland’s history at the age of 34 – said that spends his free time with friends like other people his age And who intends to remain the same person as before.
“I hope it has been accepted. We live in a democracy and everyone can decide these issues in elections”, he remarked according to local media.
The premiere also hinted against the leaking of the material. “I was hoping that since the videos are private and were posted at a private event, they would not be posted,” he said. “I don’t think it is correct that they have been published.”
There are already several versions about the exact origin of the leak, some of which point to the assumptions russian hacker, just in that week that marin hardened its stand against Moscow and announced that Finland will limit tourist visas for Russian citizens to 10% of the current volume from 1 September. A measure promoted at the regional level.
“It is not normal that Russian citizens can enter Europe, the Schengen area and be tourists (…) when Russia is killing people in Ukraine”, said Sanna Marin on Monday.
After the video went viral, the Prime Minister in Finland was criticized for believing that it was a irresponsible behavior For the person with such investment. But there are also those who see a potential increase in their popularity given the performance shown by the leader. “Like Another”.
Marin was pictured this week as “The best politician in the world” by german tabloids build, who described her as “relaxed, trendy and confident”, but added that she “can also have fun”.
Critics say Finland, which shares a 1,340-kilometre land border with Russia, faces high electricity prices, Among other problems arising from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The country recently abandoned its long-standing neutral stance and requested His entry into NATO.
Marin was criticized last December for going to the bowling alley without her work phone, for not stating that she had been in close contact with someone who had tested positive for Covid. He tested negative in the end.
Associated Press agency