Juri Ratas of Center Party is set to form a new Estonian Cabinet

  • 2019-04-25
  • Lucas Baltis
Estonian president Kersti Kaljulaid may favour the leader of the centre-right Reform Party, Kaja Kallas, as a new prime minister, but the political reality is harsh for the former member of the European Parliament - Estonia‘s parliament rejected Kallas as a new prime minister on April 15. Kallas got 45 votes, while she needed 51 votes to form a new government and become the country‘s first female prime minister. The vote prompted the Estonian president to swiftly turn to the leader of Center Party, Juri Ratas, asking him to form a new government, a move that w...
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