Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin's workplace revealed the outcomes of a drug check she took just a few days in the past, after a video leaked exhibiting her dancing, singing and having enjoyable. which sparked widespread controversy on inner and social media.
Marine's workplace mentioned on Tuesday that her drug check outcomes have been unfavorable, following the discharge of a video final week exhibiting the premier dancing and having enjoyable along with her buddies.
Movies of Marin, 36, showing at a celebration with various Finnish celebrities started spreading on social media final week and have been rapidly printed by quite a few information retailers in Finland and overseas. And final Thursday, Marine mentioned she was upset by movies uploaded of her dancing at non-public events the place solely buddies have been supposed to look at her.
Final Friday, Marine – who grew to become the world's youngest head of presidency in December 2019 – agreed to take a drug check, saying she had by no means used medication and had by no means seen anybody in to do on the social gathering she had attended.
The clips have been initially posted to a personal Instagram account. Marin mentioned she knew she was being filmed, however it by no means occurred to her that the movies can be publicly accessible.
It appears that evidently one of many causes that induced controversy – because the Finnish Helsinki Occasions put it – is the usage of Marin, a neighborhood time period referring to “cocaine”.
Marin, the chief of the Social Democratic Celebration, mentioned her capability to hold out her official duties was not affected on the Saturday night indicated and that she would have left the social gathering if essential to take action.
Calls for for Marin to bear a drug check have been raised by the opposition, and MP Miko Karna tweeted: “It could be smart for the Prime Minister to voluntarily undergo a drug check and that the outcomes be publicly introduced by an unbiased physique, and that's what individuals ought to count on from their Prime Minister.”
Some Finns expressed help for Marin, and others questioned his capability to make the correct selections.
“These movies are non-public and brought in a personal location. I am upset that the general public received to see them,” Marin informed reporters, including that she did not know who leaked them.
Many Finns expressed help for the prime minister having a lifetime of his personal, however the ‘Helsingen Sanomat' newspaper mentioned it raised questions on his judgement, and went on to say: “Marin might have acted out of fine religion, however she should not be so naive.” .
“In a state of affairs like this, the Prime Minister may put the weapons of knowledge warfare into the arms of those that wish to hurt Finland,” she added.