Tiina Sandberg gave speech of the Communist Party of Finland in the European Left Executive Board demding a classexit from the capitalist structures of the EU. Sandberg underlined that the CPF´s vision of the alternative of current EU is a new peoples self determination, participatory democracy and peace building.
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Finland (CPF) expresses its solidarity towards all comrades fighting against oppression in Afrin. The key for the appeasement of the situation is the ceasing of foreign intervention, the reinforcement of the position of the Syrian government, and the safeguard of regional autonomy for the Kurdish population.
We Communists do not condone inhumane policies which lead to an aggravation of inequality. Workers must not be placed against each other, but protection and security must be granted to all those in need.
JP (Juha-Pekka) Väisänen chair of the Communist Party of Finland (CPF) congratulates Saami people for 100 years political work for own culture, languages and right to decision making. The CPF and European Left support work and actions aiming that the Finnish government will ratify rights of the Saami people and the ILO 169 agreement on Indigenous Rights.
Chairperson of the Communist Party of Finland says in his info to the European Left that Finnish Parliamentarian Leftist parties have no ideological perspective in parties’ political work. Väisänen sees that this was concretized in behavior where voters in presidential elections did not vote parties own candidates but supported right wing candidate Sauli Niinistö.