Estonian society is most concerned about the Islamization of Europe

Summary

Estonian society is most concerned about the Islamization of Europe.

Estonia sees what is done in France, England, Germany, Sweden and other countries when where they are trying to resettle Africa to Europe. Estonia sees the danger that is moving towards it too, and this is not a joke.

Disproof

According to the latest data from Eurobarometer, 65% of Estonians think that the most important issue facing the EU is immigration, on the second place is terrorism with 25% and public finances is third with 14%. The most important issues facing Estonia are inflation and rising prices, followed by healthcare and taxes. Islamization did not make it to the list.

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  • Reported in: Issue 137
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 13/02/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Estonia
  • Keywords: migration
  • Outlet: Sputnik Estonia
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Disproof

No evidence given.

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Disproof

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