Estonia's ruling coalition wins in Tallinn City Council shuffle

  • 1999-10-28
  • By Tricia Cornell
TALLINN - Estonia's ruling government coalition has claimed victory in the fight for Tallinn's City Council in the wake of the Oct. 17 local elections.If all goes according to plan at its first meeting on Oct. 28, the council will elect current Interior Minister Juri Mois of the Pro Patria Union as Mayor of Tallinn and the Reform Party's Rein Voog as council chairman.A furious round of negotiations began after the major parties failed to win a majority of the 64 seats on the Council. Some of Estonia's smaller parties, including two Russian parties, found themselves holding a few decisive s...
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