Law rethink

Estonia has suspended a law forcing Russian- speaking foreigners to take Estonian nationality, the presidency said in a communique yesterday, AFP reports from Moscow.

President Lennart Meri had decided to suspend application of this law, which Moscow has called 'discriminatory', to await the opinion of international organisations such as the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE) and the Council of Europe, said the Baltfax news agency.