Estonia's golden boy back on top

  • 1999-03-18
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - Seven years after he first became prime minister and five months after being re-elected party chairman, Mart Laar has been nominated candidate to lead the country's next government. The Moderates, Pro Patria Union and the Reform Party won 53 of the 101 seats in Parliament in the country's March 7 elections and have declared their intention to form a coalition government. The parties announced March 12 they had chosen Laar of the Pro Patria Union as their candidate for the post. Other possibilities included Moderates leader Andres Tarand and Siim Kallas, Reform Party chairman. Tara...
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