Jussi Halla-aho, the chairman of the Finns Party, will step down from his post.
Halla-aho told of his decision in a party briefing on Monday.
Halla-aho said that his decision is based on careful thought. “I told about my decision to the closest in my entourage about a year ago,” Halla-aho said.
One of the reasons for his decision is based on his idea that a chairman should not stay in his post for too long, because others may start thinking that the leader is irreplaceable.
Halla-aho has led the Finns Party since 2017. The Finns Party will elect a new chair in August.