The Prime Minister apologized for taking the photo

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin apologized on Tuesday (23 August) for a controversial photograph taken at her residence, less than a week after a video showing her party sparked an avalanche of criticism.

A photo published by Finnish media shows two women kissing, stripping to the bust and covering their breasts with a sign.”Finland“. Sanna Marin, 36, confirmed on Tuesday that the photo was taken at her official residence in Caseranta after attending a music festival from July 8-10.”I think the photo is inappropriate, I apologize. This photo should not have been takenSanna Marin told reporters in Helsinki. Then, the Prime Minister gave an explanation.Friends“were at his house”Spend the evening“and”Go to the sauna“.

The photo was originally posted on a TikTok account by an influencer and former Miss Finland pageant contestant, who appears in the photo. In an editorial on Tuesday, Helsingin’s Sanomat, Finland’s largest newspaper, said Sanna Marin did not.See control of situation where different goods can still be held by different parties“.

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Negative drug test

Sanna Marin made headlines last week with a video of her dancing and partying with her friends and celebrities. Some interpreted the comments heard in the video as referring to drugs, which has been the subject of heated debate on social media and led to the prime minister’s drug test on Friday.To clear all doubts“. Sanna Marin’s office said on Monday that the test was negative.”Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s drug test on August 19, 2022 did not reveal the presence of drugs.Ms Marin’s office said in a statement that the results were signed off by a doctor.

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His dancing was judged by some to be inappropriate for a prime minister, while others defended his right to frolic with friends in a private setting. So far Sanna Marin enjoys the support of her party, the Social Democratic Party (SPD). Anti Lindtman, leader of the SDP group in parliament, told a conference that the Prime Minister had the support of her group. “I don’t see a big problem with him dancing with his friends at a private event.“, he said. Sanna Marin, the world’s youngest head of government when she took office in 2019, has already been criticized for parties at her official residence. In December 2021, Marin was criticized for dancing until dawn while being a contact case for Covid-19.

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