Estonian Democratic Labour Party (1989)

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Not to be confused with Estonian Democratic Labour Party.
EDTE symbol

The Estonian Democratic Labour Party (Estonian: Eesti Demokraatlik Tööerakond, EDTE) was a social-democratic political party in Estonia (then the Estonian SSR). The party was founded in April 1989. The party was led by Vello Saatpalu. In June 1989, the party sent a delegation to the Socialist International congress in Stockholm.[1]

On September 8, 1989, the party merged into the Estonian Social Democratic Party.[1]


  1. ^ a b Johansson, Karl Magnus (2008) External Legitimization and Standardization Of National Political Parties: The Case Of Estonian Social Democracy, Journal of Baltic Studies, 39:2, 157 — 183