Estonia: 67% think PM Kaja Kallas should resign: poll

Over two thirds of Estonians think that Prime Minister Kaja Kallas should resign amid a scandal over business ties with Russia, according to a new Norstat poll for the Institute of Societal Research (YI), ERR reports. The survey showed that 67% of respondents thought that Kallas should resign, while 27% said that she should not. Among supporters of current coalition parties, 19% of Kallas’s Estonian Reform Party voters thought that she should step down, compared to 31% of Estonia 200’s voters and 57% of Social Democratic Party (SDE) voters. Meanwhile, over 90% of opposition supporters insisted that Kallas should resign as prime minister. Furthermore, 72% of respondents thought that the Russia scandal had damaged Estonia’s reputation.

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