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National Union official heavily criticises Unity

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Einars Cilinskis

Official Einars Cilinskis of the National Union (NU) came forth with a colourful speech on an emergency meeting of the Saeima on Friday, March 1. He heavily criticized Unity‘s political intrigues.

“The NU talked about its arguments as to why it does not support Anrijs Matiss for the post of Transport Minister. I do not think it is necessary to list them again – they have not changed. But there are some things that are more important.”

Unity! If you believe your hidden actions will never become known to the public, you are wrong. It will not be so even if you persecute journalists that report such things (as it was with a different party and journalist Jekabsons).

You blame the National Union in everything, as you did with the Education Minister not too long ago. You can continue to push your backstage antics with oligarchs and other limited interest groups. You may strengthen Gazprom’s power in Latvia with the help of Harmony Centre (HC), and believe that Euro adoption will make the people of Latvia happier. But if Unity chooses the path of the People’s Party, a different coalition will take its place.

Of course, some of these things are of no interest to anyone, but I suggest that everyone thinks on this – if not today, then some other time.

I wish the best for Anrijs Matiss on his new post! Thank you for your attention!”

As previously reported, the Saeima approved Anrijs Matiss for the post of Transport Minister on Friday, March 1.

73 officials voted in his favour. 12 officials voted against.

Ref: 103.109.109.6328


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