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Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin has tested negative for drugs

Via LEHTIKUVA/REUTERS Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin has tested negative for drugs.

Via LEHTIKUVA/REUTERS

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin has tested negative for drugs.

International – something to turn off the controversy a little more. Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin She eventually took a drug test that came back negative “For the avoidance of doubt”He announced his entourage on Monday, August 22A video showing him partying has sparked criticism in his country.

Channa Marin’s urine was there Tested for various drugs Such as cocaine, amphetamine, cannabis and opioids, Ida Vallin, special adviser to the prime minister, told AFP.

“Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s drug test dated August 19, 2022 did not reveal the presence of drugs”Channa Marin’s office said in a statement that the results were signed by a doctor. “The test is a comprehensive test. We don’t choose how the test is conducted.”Ida Vallin added.

A video of 36-year-old Sanna Marin dancing and partying with a group of friends and celebrities sparked controversy around the world last week. Some interpreted the comments heard in the video as referring to drugs, which has been the subject of heated debate on social networks and has been categorically denied by the Prime Minister.

“To clear any doubts, I took a drug test today”Sanna Marin told reporters Friday.

Movement of support in the face of attacks

The Prime Minister had already said that there is “Spent an evening with friends” And there were videos “Filmed at Private Locations”. But he admitted to drinking alcohol.

In addition to denying taking drugsHe also said that he did not witness the consumption of any medicine by the people there. “I have never taken drugs in my life, even in my youth”she said.

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Sanna Marin, who was appointed as Prime Minister in 2019, has been critical of regular parties at her official residence. In December 2021, she came under fire when it was revealed that she had contracted Covid-19 after dancing late into the night.

A poll conducted by the Finnish television channel MTV3 at the time showed that two-thirds of the respondents considered her to be the evening. “serious error”. However, in recent days, a hashtag appeared online supporting the initiative of the Finns and Danes.

Through short videos posted on social networks, these women dance, party and drink to compensate for the often misogynistic criticism of Sanna Marin’s personal life. All with a hashtag “Unity with Channa”.

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