FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 11 (2012)   

Estonia strives to be at the core of the EU:
The decision to participate in the preparation­ of a financial transaction tax reflects a shift in Estonia’s EU policy

Published 17.10.2012

Kristi Raik
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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In recent years, the EU policies of Estonia and Finland have evolved in opposite directions. While Finland has experienced a rise in Euroscepticism, Estonia has become an increasingly strong supporter of deepening European integration.